Navigation Links
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Genomic Health, Sanofi, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Amgen and Isis Pharmaceuticals
Date:5/16/2013

omic's test can predict the aggressiveness of the cancer in patients.

As a prognostic tool to assess prostate cancer aggressiveness, Genomic's Oncotype DX prostate cancer test estimates the level of expression of 17 genes across four biological pathways. The outcome of the tests is reported as Genomic Prostate Score (GPS), ranging from 0 to 100. In conjunction with other clinical factors, the GPS can estimate the patient's risk before the treatment intervention. Further, the outcome of the test can improve standards of care by helping patients to choose the right treatment on the basis of individual risk assessment.

Also, the Oncotype DX prostate cancer test is the most innovative multi-gene test to oversee treatment selection using the prostate needle biopsy sample taken before the prostate is removed. This helps low-risk patients erode invasive treatments like radical prostatectomy or radiation. Additionally, most patients can evade unnecessary treatment and its potential side effects and consider active surveillance treatment plan with routine check up.

Our Take

We are encouraged by the timely launch of Genomic's Oncotype DX prostate cancer test. The commercialization of the prostate cancer test will allow the company to serve a global market size of more than $1.6 billion.

Sanofi, Regeneron Commence Enrollment

Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) and partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) recently announced that they started enrolling patients for two phase III trials (SARIL-RA COMPARE and SARIL-RA ASCERTAIN) on their rheumatoid arthritis (RA) candidate, sarilumab.

The 24-week, multi-center, randomized, double-blind and active-calibrator SARIL-RA ASCERTAIN study (n = 200) will evaluate the safety and efficacy of sarilumab and Actemra (tocilizumab) in combination with methotrexate (MTX) in patients
'/>"/>

SOURCE Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Eli Lilly, Forest Labs, ViroPharma, Novartis and United Therapeutics
2. Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Discover Financial Services, POSCO, AstraZeneca, Bayer and Takeda Pharmaceutical
3. Zacks Sell List Highlights: J.C. Penney, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, The New York Times and Jazz Pharmaceuticals
4. Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Smithfield Foods, Logitech International, Sanofi, Isis Pharmaceuticals and Aegerion Pharmaceuticals
5. Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Fortune Brands Home & Security, Wal-Mart Stores, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Bayer and Array Biopharma
6. Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Biogen, Amgen and Osiris Therapeutics
7. Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: PharMerica, First Defiance Financial, American Railcar Industries and Big 5 Sporting Goods
8. Zacks.com featured expert Kevin Matras highlights: Core Laboratories NV, Invesco Ltd., Medtronic, Inc., Willbros Group Inc. and WuXi PharmaTech Inc.
9. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Exxon Mobil, Statoil, Chevron, Braskem and Cubist Pharmaceuticals
10. Remedy Informatics Named "Cool Vendor" in Life Sciences by Leading Technology Analyst Firm
11. Cell Therapeutics to Host Investor and Analyst Meeting to Discuss Targeted Agents in Myelofibrosis and High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome/Acute Myeloid Leukemia on Sunday, June 3, 2012, in Chicago
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)...  Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the ... the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial ... HPQ - Free Report ), IBM (NYSE: IBM ... - Free Report ), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK - ... - Free Report ). Today, Zacks is promoting ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014  ACI Clinical ( www.aciclinical.com ) announces ... Committees. Using this solution, trial sponsors ... standard costs and receive the same expertise that ... services. Leveraging a decade of DMC ... development, statistical programming and meeting facilitation), ACI analyzed ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Aug. 21, 2014 InfinityQS International, Inc., ... Manufacturing Intelligence , today announces Infusion Chicago, its ... will be held Oct. 9-10, 2014, at the ... to showcase the necessity for implementing a quality ... Manufacturing Intelligence to gain insight into production processes. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 3The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 4The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 5The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 6The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 7The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 8The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 9The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 10The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 11ACI Clinical: Innovation and Savings in Data Safety Monitoring Committees 2InfinityQS to Host Manufacturing Intelligence Conference in Chicago 2
(Date:8/22/2014)... People who use reduced-nicotine cigarettes don,t smoke more to ... to a new study. This means they don,t ... say. The month-long study included 72 adult smokers, ... nicotine emission levels of 1.2 milligrams (mg) each for ... for the next three weeks. In each of ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... News) -- Inner city children have a higher-than-normal risk of ... 516 inner city children in four U.S. cities -- Baltimore, ... age 5 and found that at least 10 percent of ... Because only the three most common types of food allergies ... city youngsters with food allergies may be even higher, the ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 A new, online conference is ... The summit is no-cost and open to everyone. Over ... practical tips and advice on how to stop emotional eating, ... weight. Mindful eating is not a diet. The concept ... instead of an "eat this, don't eat that" approach. , ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... August 22, 2014 ItsHot.com, a client-centric ... offering 60-80% off on its range of beautiful diamond ... purchase of Gold Hearts 14K White Rose Gold Diamond ... a discount of 77%. Previously priced at $3,715.00, customers ... The item code of this mesmerizing pendant embedded with ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Pirate Jonny's ... products in providing new recipe cards, fun t-shirts, and ... , Hailing from Clearwater, Florida, Pirate Jonny, aka, Jonathan ... card with two to three recipes featuring different flavors ... on the website. The recipe cards will ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking 2Health News:Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds 2Health News:20 Top Experts Discuss How to Unravel the Food-Mood Connection 2Health News:ItsHot.com Now Offers 60-80% Discount on its Striking Collection of Diamond Heart Pendants 2Health News:Pirate Jonny's Caribbean BBQ Rubs, Seasonings & Sauces Get New Look by Hoisting New Recipe Card Creations and New Clothing Apparel for its Logos 2
... & Science University,s Oregon National Primate Research Center may have ... also want to have children. The research suggests that a ... ovarian cancer, may be removed yet allow the women to ... current prevention strategy for women at high risk for ovarian ...
... 6 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term users of the illegal drug ... study. Brain scans showed an approximate 10 percent shrinkage ... of overall gray matter among long-term ecstasy users, the researchers ... ecstasy can develop serious memory problems, so a team of ...
... (HealthDay News) -- Measles was declared eliminated in the United ... residents who return from trips to other countries, as well ... new government report. "Measles importations and transmission from imported ... a team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
... Iowa study finds that patients treated with a short ... improvement in physical recovery than patients treated with a ... that this physical recovery continues to improve for at ... "The idea that antidepressants might benefit early recovery ...
... and doctors more accountable for health care quality, more attention ... used to evaluate caregivers, says a prominent Johns Hopkins patient ... journal Health Affairs , Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., ... Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, argues that as the ...
... decision aid helped severely obese people to make more ... about them, according to a trial involving 152 Group ... of print. This randomized controlled trial is the first ... Researchers randomly assigned half the patients to receive ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ovarian cancer finding may be a 'win-win' for at-risk women who wish to have a family 2Health News:Long-Term Ecstasy Users at Risk for Brain Damage, Study Warns 2Health News:Travelers Bringing Measles Back to U.S., CDC Says 2Health News:U. Iowa study suggests antidepressants aid physical recovery in stroke 2Health News:U. Iowa study suggests antidepressants aid physical recovery in stroke 3Health News:Unreliable 'outcomes' measures hamper efforts to assure better, safer care 2Health News:Unreliable 'outcomes' measures hamper efforts to assure better, safer care 3Health News:In trial, video helps people weigh bariatric surgery pros, cons 2
... WatchMate system is designed to protect a ... and becoming lost or injured. Such residents ... etc., or have suffered a head injury., ... on their wrist or ankle, and points ...
... Smart™ Labels have a direct thermal ... Instruments Tag-it™ HF-I transponder. When processed ... text and other graphics may be ... data is programmed to the RFID ...
... a patent pending solution using Radio ... a smart label to promote patient ... wrong-site, wrong-procedure surgery. This simple to ... orthopedic surgeon with the operating room ...
... Hospitals, correctional facilities, recreational venues ... wristbands to provide automated data capture ... reducing costly and dangerous errors. RFID ... admissions wristbands at entertainment venues as ...
Medicine Products: