Navigation Links
Pharmacyclics Announces Presentations and Published Abstracts on,Xcytrin at The 2007 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual,Meeting

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 23, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. announced today multiple presentations and a published abstract regarding Xcytrin(R) (motexafin gadolinium) Injection, including an oral presentation of Phase 3 SMART (Study of Neurologic Progression with Motexafin Gadolinium And Radiation Therapy) trial data. The presentations and publications are part of the proceedings at the 2007 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (ASCO) that will be held June 1-5, 2007, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

    The presentations and published abstracts are as follows:


    Sunday, June 3, 2007

    Session: Central Nervous System Tumors

    Oral Presentation: Motexafin gadolinium (MGd) combined with whole brain

    radiation therapy prolongs time to neurologic progression in non-small

    cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with brain metastases: Pooled analysis

    of two randomized phase III trials. Abstract #2010: 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.


    Location: S100a

    Presenter: William Shapiro, M.D., Barrow Neurological Institute,

    Phoenix,AZ


    Session: Central Nervous System Tumors


    Poster Presentation: Identification of occult brain metastases amenable to

    stereotactic radiosurgery by motexafin gadolinium (MGd) based treatment

    planning MRI: Results of a phase II trial of MGd and whole brain

    radiotherapy (WBRT) with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).

    Abstract #2037: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.;

    Discussion: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


    Poster Display Location: S102a; Discussion: S100a

    Presenter: Minesh P. Mehta, M.D., University of Wisconsin


    Motexafin Gadolinium Published Abstract

    Abstract #18001

    Title: A phase II trial of motexafin gadolinium (MGd) in advanced

    non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who had failed platinum-based

    chemotherapy: Preliminary results of Stage 1

About Xcytrin

Pharm acyclics is developing Xcytrin as an anti-cancer agent with a novel mechanism of action that is designed to selectively concentrate in tumors and induce apoptosis (programmed cell death). Xcytrin is a redox-active drug that has been shown to disrupt redox-dependent pathways in cells and inhibit oxidative stress related proteins. Its multifunctional mode of action, including its magnetic resonance imaging detectability, provides the opportunity for Xcytrin to be used in a broad range of cancers.

About Pharmacyclics

Pharmacyclics is a pharmaceutical company developing innovative products to treat cancer and other serious diseases. The company is leveraging its small-molecule drug development expertise to build a pipeline in oncology and other diseases based on a wide range of targets, pathways and mechanisms. Its lead product, Xcytrin(R), has completed Phase 3 clinical trials and several ongoing Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials are evaluating Xcytrin, either as a single agent or in combination with chemotherapy and/or radiation in multiple cancer types. More information about the company, its technology, and products can be found at http://www.pharmacyclics.com. Pharmacyclics(R), Xcytrin(R) and the "pentadentate" logo(R) are registered trademarks of Pharmacyclics, Inc.

CONTACT: Leiv Lea of Pharmacyclics, Inc., +1-408-774-0330; or CarolynBumgardner Wang of WeissComm Partners, +1-415-946-1065, for Pharmacyclics,Inc.

Web site: http://www.pharmacyclics.com/

Ticker Symbol: (NASDAQ-NMS:PCYC)

Terms and conditions of use apply
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire Association LLC. All rights reserved.
A United Business Media Company


'"/>




Related medicine technology :

1. Pharmacyclics Announces Interim Results From Two Ongoing Phase 2 Trials Supporting Potential of Xcytrin Plus Chemotherapy to Treat Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
2. Pharmacyclics Announces Promising Results From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Xcytrin in Recurrent, Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
3. Pharmacyclics Identifies Functional Biomarkers for its Novel HDAC Inhibitor and Demonstrates Preclinical Anti-Tumor Activity with Brutons Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors
4. Pharmacyclics Announces Presentations on Its Novel and Selective HDAC and Brutons Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Compounds
5. Antisoma Announces Further Data From ASA404 Ovarian Cancer Trial
6. Neose Announces Presentation of Positive Preclinical Data on GlycoPEGylated Factor VIIa at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
7. Biofrontera AG Announces Clinical Study Confirms Excellent Efficacy of BF-200 ALA In Actinic Keratosis
8. YM BioSciences Announces Secondary Efficacy and Safety Findings in Randomized Phase IIB Aerolef Trial
9. BioSante Pharmaceuticals Announces New Findings for Potential Bird Flu Vaccine
10. Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Phase II Study of its Factor Xa Inhibitor at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
11. Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase 2a Studies for Oral Oleoyl-estrone
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2016)... , May 5, 2016 ... of the  "Europe Thalassaemia Market and Competitive ... offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160330/349511LOGO ... Thalassaemia Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights - ... products, Thalassaemia epidemiology, Thalassaemia market valuations and ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... upgrade. There are many medical recorders on the market but none like this. Through ...  offers unparalleled connectivity and functionality.  Ampronix  is a renowned authorized reseller of the medical ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160503/363416 ... ... ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... May 4, 2016 In ... a series of free workshops across ... requirements for Good Distribution Practices (GDP). Good ... ensures that products are consistently stored, transported and handled ... (MA) or product specification. Only a few years ago, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading ... addition to its family of Partner Firms. Headquartered in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, ... and health care consumerism specialists. , “Partnering with UBA will enable our firm ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... Michael Lanteri Agency in ... to assist the people of their local community. The agency pledges to select ... leaders. Their hope is to bring awareness to important local causes with fundraising ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... May 05, 2016 , ... Tim Dieter ... serving families of greater Dubuque, IA. The current campaign fundraises for Veteran’s Freedom ... veterans. Donations to Veteran’s Freedom Center may now be made here: http://www.veteransfreedomcenter.com/donate/ ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 05, 2016 , ... TIME for ... safety – today announced a new partnership to reach nearly 1 million children with ... in an instant and is the leading cause of accidental death in children one ...
(Date:5/5/2016)... ... ... The 2016 Nike Soccer Camp will be directed by the 2015 Big ... they bring their winning Vandals coaching philosophy to young athletes. Programs are offered for ... school players. Session dates are as follows: , Youth Day Camp – July 11th-14th, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):