Navigation Links
Cancer Vaccines Poised to Reach $3 Billion in Sales by 2015

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology Catalysts International (TCI), leading global consultants to the pharmaceutical industry, announced that research on cancer trends and development has identified cancer vaccines as a viable treatment option for a variety of cancers that currently have ineffective treatments.  The potential of the cancer vaccine market is forecast to approach $3 billion in 2015.

With the Medicare advisory committee's recent recommendation to support Dendreon's expensive prostate cancer vaccine, Provenge®, the field of cancer vaccines has received an unprecedented boost.  As a result, many companies are expected to enter this emerging and highly profitable field of preventing, treating, and potentially curing cancer. Prophylactic cancer vaccines, Gardasil® by Merck and Cervarix® by GSK, have already gained worldwide attention with their blockbuster status/potential.

Dr. Joseph Pantginis of Roth Capital Partners, a full service investment banking firm, recently evaluated the BiovaxID® technology from Biovest International and believes that this vaccine will be the next success, even though there are certain risks involved including the path to market for BiovaxID. However, in spite of the risks, Dr. Pantginis feels cancer immunology is coming of age and that BiovaxID can be successful even when two prior idiotype vaccines (developed by Genitope and Favrille) have failed.  According to Dr. Pantginis, there are two main reasons why BiovaxID is believed to have succeeded where the others have failed 1) critical data at the ASH 2010 conference were presented demonstrating that a vaccine against IgM and not igG is the reason for BiovaxID's success and 2) BiovaxID uses the entire idiotype from a patient to manufacture the vaccine whereas Genitope and Favrille used recombinant portions of the idiotype.

The greatest challenges to a successful vaccine development program are seeking the right antigen, selecting the right adjuvant, and developing an effective targeting technology.  Technology Catalysts' newly-released Cancer Vaccines report profiles companies that are developing novel approaches to successfully create effective cancer vaccines and overcome these hurdles.

To leapfrog the development process and enter into strategic alliances, the report provides detailed descriptions of more than 35 companies that have active developments in various approaches to cancer vaccines and are open to strategic alliances. The report also analyzes the current technology and market potential for cancer vaccines and features a pipeline overview, market analysis, and a summary of recent deals associated with cancer vaccines. In addition, the report provides detailed descriptions of novel technologies designed for the development of cancer vaccines. The information is confirmed via company interviews and includes full contact information for easy follow-up and business development opportunities.

A complimentary excerpt of this report is available for download at:

About Technology Catalysts International:

Technology Catalysts International ("TCI") was founded in 1979 and provides consulting services in technology transfer and business research. The company specializes in technology licensing, technology assessment, and business intelligence. With a focus on pharmaceuticals, drug delivery, consumer healthcare, and advanced materials/processes, TCI's core consulting services are based on continuous monitoring of technological product development activities on a global basis.  TCI is headquartered in the US and has offices in the UK, Germany, Czech Republic, China, Korea, Japan, India, and Latin America.

Ajay Rastogi, Vice President
Technology Catalysts International
Telephone (703) 531-0257

SOURCE Technology Catalysts International
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
2. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
3. Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy
4. EpiCept Reports Expansion of Clinical Development For Licensed Cancer Compound
5. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
6. ADVENTRX Announces Fast Track Designation Granted By the FDA For CoFactor For the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
7. Novel Technology Breaks Through Cancer Pain
8. CEL-SCI Secures Manufacturing Facility for Multikine Cancer Drug
9. Furamidine Found to Inhibit a Key Enzyme Involved in Cancer Cell DNA Repair Mechanisms
10. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
11. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Cotara(R) Phase II Brain Cancer Trial In India
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... FRANCISCO , Nov. 24, 2015  Thanks to ... Dignity Health St. Mary,s Medical Center,s Sister Diane Grassilli ... breast imaging capabilities in San Francisco ... an anonymous friend, stepped forward with a gift of ... for Breast Digital Mammography with Tomosynthesis and Whole Breast ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Colo. , Nov. 24, 2015  Array ... that its Chief Executive Officer, Ron Squarer ... Healthcare Conference in New York.  The public is ... webcast on the Array BioPharma website.Event:Piper Jaffray Annual ... , Wednesday, December 2, 2015Time:1:30 p.m. Eastern Time ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... HOUSTON, TX and VANCOUVER, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... EPI; NASDAQ: EPIX ) announced today that the ... clinical study of EPI-506 as a treatment for metastatic ... States and Canada.  --> ... --> In the Phase 1/2 clinical trial, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... “While riding the bus, I ... Bronx, N.Y. “I thought there had to be a convenient and comfortable way to ... The PROTECTOR enables disabled individuals to safely travel during cold or inclement weather. In ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... (PHA) announces the nation’s Periwinkle Pioneers, individuals and groups responsible for advancing care ... disease. The Periwinkle Pioneers, nominated by the public, will receive special recognition throughout ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... philanthropic seniors, is resulting in a way for homeless people to have a ... have launched a new initiative whereby they are repurposing plastic bags into sleeping ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Since its launch in 2012, ... adult stem cell therapies to patients with chronic degenerative medical conditions. Now, the ... Registered Trademark (RTM). , Organizations are required to hold a registered trademark in ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Genesis Chiropractic Software ... software creates an agreement between the practice owner and the patient that automatically ... notification, and projections. Click here to learn more. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):