Navigation Links
Phase I and Phase I/II DCVax(R)-Brain Data Continues to Show Significantly Improved Survival Rates for Brain Cancer Patients
Date:2/20/2008

Year-end 2007 long-term follow-up data continues to be positive

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO; AIM: NWBT and NWBS) ("NWBT" or the "Company") today announced the most recent long-term follow-up data, as of year-end 2007, on disease progression and overall survival in patients taking part in its Phase I and Phase I/II clinical trials for newly diagnosed patients with Glioblastoma multiforme ("GBM"), the most aggressive form of brain cancer. The additional data covers the period from April 2007 through year-end 2007. During this time, none of the patients experienced disease progression (recurrence) and only one patient died (at 36.4 months). Thus, the data show that in the 19 clinical trial patients receiving DCVax(R)-Brain in addition to Standard of Care, both the median overall survival and the median time to disease progression (recurrence) are more than twice as long as in patients receiving the Standard of Care for GBM. Dr. Linda Liau, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Malignant Brain Tumor Program at the UCLA School of Medicine ("UCLA"), served as the Principal Investigator for the trial.

Since 2005, the Standard of Care for patients with GBM is surgery followed by a combination of radiation and daily Temodar(R) chemotherapy, and then 6 monthly cycles of Temodar chemotherapy. The studies defining this Standard of Care achieved a median time to progression of 6.9 months and a median overall survival of 14.6 months (Stupp, et. al., N Engl J Med, 352:987, 2005). Further data from UCLA have demonstrated a somewhat longer median time to progression of 8.1 months and median overall survival of 17.0 months in patients with GBM who received Standard of Care.

The year-end 2007 data obtained by the Company concerning the 19 patients from the two trials at UCLA with newly diagnosed GBM continue to be positive, with no patients progressing and onl
'/>"/>

SOURCE Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

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. Thomson Scientific Publishes The Ones to Watch - A Quarterly Review of Phase Changes in the Pharmaceutical Pipeline
3. Progen Engages Leading CRO to Assist with Phase 3 Trial of PI-88
4. The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) and Proteolix Initiate Phase 2 Clinical Trial Investigating Carfilzomib for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
5. Vion Pharmaceuticals Completes Accrual of 85 Patients to its Pivotal Phase II Trial of Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M) in Elderly AML
6. Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) Partners with Novartis to Advance Phase II Study of Deacetylase Inhibitor
7. Positive Kuvan(TM) Pivotal Phase 3 Trial Results Published in The Lancet
8. Potential Safety Issue Identified in Ongoing Phase 2 Clinical Study of HCV-796
9. TaiGen Biotechnology Successfully Completes Patient Recruitment for Phase II Trial of Nemonoxacin for Treatment of Adult Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
10. DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Successful Phase Ib Results for DOV 21,947
11. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014  CARsgen, a leader in ... immunotherapy to treat a variety of cancers, today announced ... BVCF, a China -based healthcare private ... company focused on the development of new therapeutics for ... Shanghai Cancer Institute and Shanghai Renji Hospital, the company ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... -- At the American Dental Association,s Annual Meeting in ... Group was honored to be part of the 2014 ... see and test the Best of Class winners and ... the latest developments in dental technology. This year, featured ... Caries Detection Device and Kerr Demi ™  Ultra ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Colo. , Nov. 25, 2014   Heska Corporation ... "Heska" or the "Company"), a provider of advanced veterinary ... Robert Grieve , Executive Chair, will attend The Benchmark ... 2014. The one-on-one conference will be held at The Palmer ... from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please email ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 3Heska to Attend Benchmark Micro Cap Discovery Conference 2
... TRACE announced today the launch of its ... members at no cost.  The TRACE software solution ... Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions against corporations and ... surrounding corporate gifts, hospitality and travel.   ...
... and CINCINNATI, Oct. 18, 2011 With connectivity enabled ... Patient Engagement Portal not only helps cancer clinics ... Use objectives but also saves time and money ... expediting insurance verification for faster claims payment and reduced ...
Cached Medicine Technology:TRACE Launches Leading Edge Anti-Bribery Compliance Software 2TRACE Launches Leading Edge Anti-Bribery Compliance Software 3Navigating Cancer and Unlimited Systems Partner to Provide Cancer Clinics With IT Interoperability to Attain HITECH Act Incentives 2
(Date:11/27/2014)... Most babies and young children don,t need medicines if ... Administration says. Over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough medicine ... because they could cause serious and potentially deadly side ... three colds a year, but children get them more ... to give them pain relievers, decongestants and other medicines, ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 The ... to offering stylish, comfortable and high functioning compression socks, are ... The newly-released socks use an innovative Gradient Pressure (TM) knitting ... oxygenated blood. , VIM & VIGR’s commitment to adding flair ... of as just functional recently caught the eye of a ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... Two international trainers and lecturers on ... help one person with significant needs but limited means ... Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute ... website devoted to helping dentist learn about using All-on-4™ ... be devoted to helping a patient who has damaged ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Developers and plugin specialist of ... entitled ProPip, taking FCPX to the next level. , “ProPip ... a few clicks of a mouse,” said Christina Austin, CEO ... our users will appreciate.” , With ProPip users can show ... possibilities truly endless. ProPip is great for commentaries, news casting, ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... 2014 Aria Health President and ... prepared and donated 200 Thanksgiving dinners on Friday, ... , a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving ... The dinners were assembled in the dining hall ... distributed to vulnerable low income seniors in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises 2Health News:VIM & VIGR Announces Launch of Men’s Line of Compression Socks 2Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 2Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 3Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 4Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 5Health News:Pixel Film Studios released ProPip plugin Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Pixel Film Studios released ProPip plugin Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 3Health News:Aria Health Prepares and Donates 200 Thanksgiving Dinners 2
... Colon and rectal cancer (colorectal,cancer) kill approximately ... to,lung cancer in cancer deaths, yet preventive ... to Boyd Lyles, M.D., Chief Medical Officer ... specializing in prevention., The best preventive ...
... "Today President Bush MUST join with the large bipartisan ... to concerned patients and doctors by approving H.R. 6331, ... left until Medicare is expected to begin processing claims ... P. Harris, MD, FACP, president of the American College ...
... going down the plughole: that,s how the British emerge from ... in Britain are particularly guilty of wasting shower water and ... Royal Society of Chemistry . , But men in Britain ... about what they wash down the drain. The most glaring ...
... Although farm chores are likely to keep young boys ... (UC) environmental health experts caution that it could be ... at a young age. , A UC research ... as squatting, kneeling or liftingcan affect the mechanical properties ...
... 14 The AMERIGROUP Foundation,today announced that State ... with,its "Champion for Children" award., The award ... outstanding public advocacy efforts by government and community,leaders ... nationwide., "Our goal is to work together ...
... ,Hable Con Su Medico, Program Offer Spanish-Speaking,Patients Tips ... July 14 Understanding,complicated medical information can be ... million people in the United States who have ... lead to,poor medical care and make even a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:U.S. Preventive Medicine: Knowing Risk Factors & Early Detection are Best Strategies for Colon Cancer Prevention 2Health News:U.S. Preventive Medicine: Knowing Risk Factors & Early Detection are Best Strategies for Colon Cancer Prevention 3Health News:ACP implores President Bush to sign Medicare bill today to avert cut scheduled for Tuesday 2Health News:British showers most wasteful and inconsiderate in Western Europe 2Health News:Farming at young age may lead to bone disease in adulthood 2Health News:Texas State Rep. John Davis Honored as 'Champion for Children' by The AMERIGROUP Foundation 2Health News:Plan for Your Health Launches Campaign to Improve Doctor-Patient Communication 2Health News:Plan for Your Health Launches Campaign to Improve Doctor-Patient Communication 3Health News:Plan for Your Health Launches Campaign to Improve Doctor-Patient Communication 4
PremierEdge™ Stab Knives - 30°....
DCR Set, Angled....
... Leica CM3050 S Cryostat Family ... excellent safety standards for practically ... The Leica CM3050 S is ... all cryosectioning research applications and ...
... is a freestanding cryostat with a ... and a radial cutting microtome. It ... wide range of specimens and materials ... in high biohazard risk laboratories where ...
Medicine Products: