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Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update

... promising Phase 2 picoplatin data from our colorectal and prostate cancer programs. These data further ... by the end of this year. colorectal Cancer (CRC) : Presented new progression-free ... cell lung cancer and Phase 2 trials in metastatic colorectal and castration-resistant (hormone refractory) ...

Laboratory Test May Predict Effectiveness of ERBITUX(R) for Individual Colorectal Cancer Patients

... effectiveness of cetuximab (ERBITUX(R)) on the colorectal cancer cells of individual patients. Results from the study show that of the 54 primary colorectal cultures tested, eight percent were responsive to ... reported clinical response rate for cetuximab in colorectal carcinoma patients (11 percent). A predictive ...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Poster Presentations Highlighting Clinical Activity of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) at the Upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

... KRX-0401 in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma, colorectal Cancer and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) ... of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, colorectal cancer and GIST. Abstracts selected for ... 2:00pm - 6:00pm (Level 2, West Hall C) colorectal Cancer Sunday, May 31 st , 2009: ...

Beyond associations: Colorectal cancer culprit found

... Genetics plays a key role in determining risk for colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of ... genetic variation associated with the risk of colorectal cancer and its functional implications, shedding ... down the genes that underlie diseases such as colorectal cancer is extremely difficult, owing to the ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present Final Data from Picoplatin Phase 1 Clinical Trials at American Association for Cancer Research's 100th Annual Meeting

... -- Phase 1 Data from colorectal Cancer and Oral Picoplatin Trials To Be Presented ... data from its Phase 1 trial of picoplatin in colorectal cancer (CRC) and bioavailability data from its ... 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin (FOLPI) for colorectal cancer (CRC): Comparison of two picoplatin ...

ScreenCancer Adds InSure(R) FIT(TM) Colorectal Cancer Screening Test to European Cancer Screening Program

... it has added the InSure(R) FIT(TM) take-at-home colorectal cancer screening test to its European ... risk. "We are pleased to provide annual colorectal cancer screening with InSure FIT to our ... shown to be highly effective in helping to detect colorectal cancers earlier, and, we believe, is the easiest ...

Avantis Medical Systems Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Third Eye(R) Retroscope(R) for Improved Polyp Detection in the Colon

... device and its potential for saving lives." colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer ... of people have a colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer. Colonoscopy is widely regarded as ... more than 10,000 cancer patients who died of colorectal cancer indicated that colonoscopy missed about ...

Cancer Advances Acquires the Intellectual Property for a Suite of Products that Enhance the Immune System in Treatment of Gastric, Pancreatic, and Colorectal Cancers

... clinically studied in gastric, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers. Cato Research Ltd. (Cato Research) will ... with PAS to date for gastric, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers. Cancer Advances will be seeking ... trials including gastric, pancreatic, and colorectal cancer and is cleared for development in 17 North ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Tumor Response and Neuropathy Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Picoplatin in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... Alternative to Oxaliplatin in First-Line colorectal Cancer Treatment - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, ... trial of picoplatin in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). Results continue to suggest that ... that picoplatin is an active platinum agent in colorectal cancer, but without the significant neuropathy ...

First Patient Dosed in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of NKTR-102 in Ovarian Cancer

... NKTR-102 versus irinotecan in second-line colorectal cancer patients with the KRAS gene mutation, and ... studies in breast, ovarian, cervical and colorectal cancers, a Phase 2a study evaluating NKTR-102 in ... monotherapy. It is estimated that up to 45% of colorectal cancer cases have this mutation in the KRAS gene ...

Oncology Biomarker KRAS to be Discussed at FDA Panel Meeting

... KRAS Biomarker PresentsPotential toPersonalize colorectal Cancer Treatment Determining Who Can Benefit from ... predictive biomarker in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) treated with anti-epidermal growth ... the KRAS gene in guiding treatment of advanced colorectal cancer patients." In November, the ...

New Colorectal Module From Simbionix Advances Laparoscopic Cancer Treatment

... simulation of the laparoscopic colorectal procedure. Although minimally invasive ... without potentially putting patients at risk. colorectal resection is the most common treatment for colorectal cancer, which accounts for almost 10% of all ...

GeneNews appoints Canadian Colorectal Cancer Advisory Board

... today announced the formation of a Canadian colorectal Cancer Advisory Board. Drs. Lawrence Cohen, ... test to determine a person's current risk for colorectal cancer. "Following our July launch of ... education sessions on the need to engage in colorectal cancer screening and how increased compliance can ...

InNexus Biotechnology Announces New EGFR Antibody DXL1218 Targeting Colorectal Cancer and Announces $1.25 Million Private Placement

... DXL1218 (EGFR), for the prospective treatment of colorectal cancer. "Recent experimental data suggests that ... and applicable securities legislation. About colorectal Cancer colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer found in ...

Poniard Announces Positive Incremental Efficacy and Safety Data from Phase 2 Picoplatin Trial in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... trial of picoplatin in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). The expanded and updated ... "Picoplatin appears to be an active platinum in colorectal cancer without the neurotoxicity of the other ... "These interim, proof-of-concept Phase 2 colorectal cancer study results are encouraging and continue ...

Lilly to Acquire ImClone Systems in $6.5 Billion Transaction

... agent and with chemotherapy for certain types of colorectal cancers and as a single agent or in combination ... new indications in first-line head and neck, colorectal and non-small cell lung cancer. Given that three ... whom prior platinum-based therapy has failed. colorectal Cancer ERBITUX, as a single agent, is indicated ...

GeneNews Announces Second Quarter Results

... to assess a patient's current risk of having colorectal cancer, marks the completion of our Company's ... resulting in improved outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer," said Dr. Heiner Dreismann, Lead ... launched the world's first blood test for colorectal cancer screening in the Greater Toronto Area. - ...

Genzyme Reports Strong Second-Quarter Growth

... to expand the product's use in gynecologic and colorectal surgery and C-section procedures. ... demand for its KRAS mutation testing for colorectal cancer, as recent studies have shown ... in selecting treatment for patients with colorectal cancer. This increasing recognition of the value ...

GeneNews launches world's first blood test for colorectal cancer screening

... the world's first blood-based molecular test for colorectal cancer screening. ColonSentry(TM) is a blood test that assesses a patient's current risk of having colorectal cancer, identifying those in the asymptomatic ... which could increase the detection rate of colorectal cancer by as much as 3 fold in an asymptomatic ...

Enterix Inc. Launches Its Point-of-Care Test for Colorectal Cancer Screening

... annual colorectal cancer screening test. Although colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in ... FIT was found to have 33% greater sensitivity for colorectal cancer than a leading guaiac-based FOBT screening ... number of people getting screened annually for colorectal cancer -- and the launch of InSure Quik F I T, ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Corporate Update

... enrollment in our Phase 2 trial in metastatic colorectal cancer. The results of our Phase 1 trials in prostate cancer and colorectal cancer were presented earlier this year. ... Phase 3 data is targeted for mid-2009. * colorectal Cancer: In January, we presented preliminary ...

GeneNews Announces First Quarter Results

... a risk stratification test for colorectal cancer," said Dr. K. Wayne Marshall, President ... Greater Toronto Area who should be screened for colorectal cancer, the vast majority of whom do not ... from a validation study of a panel of six colorectal cancer biomarkers, confirming (p the panel ...

GeneNews reports positive results from validation study of colorectal cancer biomarkers in late-breaking abstract at AACR

... to stratify a population with average risk for colorectal cancer into three groups: - Increased ... 3-fold increased probability of currently having colorectal cancer. - Average Probability: 20% were defined ... an average probability of currently having colorectal cancer. - Decreased Probability: 62% were ...

Quest Diagnostics Campaign Challenges Colorectal Cancer Screening Status Quo

... 31% of patients (n=1,818) completed an at-home colorectal screening test.(3) Sadly, despite the ... men and women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year, and one third of these patients ... is 90%(5), yet less than 40 percent of colorectal cancers are found early.(6) "We are launching ...

GeneNews announces 2007 year end results

... Five-Gene Biomarker Set for the Detection of colorectal Cancer" in the Clinical Cancer Research journal. ... that an abstract entitled "Stratification of colorectal cancer probability using six genes from ... diagnostic test kits for use in the management of colorectal disease in a laboratory setting. - ...

GeneNews selected to present late-breaking abstract at AACR Annual Meeting

... of current risk for colorectal cancer- TORONTO, March 17 ... for the assessment of a person's current risk for colorectal cancer from a blood sample, has been selected for ... abstract is entitled "Stratification of colorectal cancer probability using six genes from whole ...

Colon Cancer Screening Laws Now Cover Half of U.S. Population

... of states receiving an "A" grade on the 2008 colorectal Cancer Legislation Report Card. Despite ... who needs it." Commonly known as colon cancer, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer ... recommends that average-risk adults should begin colorectal cancer screening at age 50 years with one of ...

Quest Diagnostics to Develop Blood Test to Aid in the Detection of Colorectal Cancer

... laboratory test that can help physicians detect colorectal cancer based on a patient's blood specimen. ... the Septin 9 gene is a marker in blood plasma of colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of ... simple blood test that can detect a biomarker for colorectal cancer will be a significant advance in the fight ...

AMDL Submits Data to FDA for Clearance to Market Its DR-70(R) Diagnostic Test to Monitor Colorectal Cancer Patients

... in monitoring patients previously diagnosed with colorectal cancer. AMDL used the guidance provided at the ... DR-70(R) (FDP) ELISA is effective at monitoring colorectal cancer patients. AMDL's DR-70(R) (FDP) ELISA is ... patients who have been previously diagnosed with colorectal cancer. AMDL believes that the test will be ...

Sir Walter Bodmer Joins Oxford Genome Sciences Scientific Advisory Board

... changes which lead to the development of colorectal cancer. In addition to the SAB appointment, OGeS ... cancer drug development candidates in the area of colorectal cancer. Prior to taking up his current position, ... a new diagnostic protein panel for relapsing colorectal cancer. In parallel, OGeS provides biomarker ...

Glycominds Joins Biomolecular Photonic (BMP) Consortium to Develop New Molecular Imaging Technique

... imaging diagnostics for Crohn's disease (CD) and colorectal cancer. The BMP consortium was approved for three ... disease and a great opportunity for diagnosing colorectal cancer," stated Dr. Elisha Rabinovitz, the head ... and first-in-class screening tests for breast and colorectal cancers. For more information, please contact: ...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS 2007 YEAR END OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL RESULTS

... of development in a number of trials, including colorectal cancer, adult and pediatric glioma, ... Japan. - YM initiated enrollment for a Phase II colorectal cancer trial in Canada. The first 50-patient ... 20 patients were recruited into the Phase II colorectal trial by the date of this release. ...

New 200 mg Vial for Eloxatin(R) (Oxaliplatin Injection) Offers Greater Convenience and Efficiency of Preparation

... have adjuvant stage III colon cancer and advanced colorectal cancer, which is expected to offer more ... of cancer in some patients with advanced colorectal cancer. "We developed the Eloxatin(R) 200 mg ... resulting in added cost savings." About colorectal Cancer Strides have been made in the management ...

ADVENTRX Announces Fast Track Designation Granted By the FDA For CoFactor For the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... for the initial treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer. CoFactor is a folate-based biomodulator ... of CoFactor for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer across the U.S. and in Europe. Patients ... to receive regulatory approval for metastatic colorectal cancer or other indications on a timely basis ...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... million. Eloxatin ((R)) , the leading cytotoxic agent in the colorectal cancer market as an adjuvant and as a first-line treatment in the ... sensory neuropathy induced by oxaliplatin in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer did not attain its primary end point. It was therefore decided to ...

Healthy Advice Networks Announces Improved Patient Outcomes in Physicians' Offices with Healthy Advice Programs

... Healthy Advice educational segments highlight the importance of PSA and colorectal testing. Scott Nesbitt, Executive Vice President, Analytics and ... that screening saves lives. The American Cancer Society has identified colorectal cancer as a major priority since there is such great potential to prevent ...

Celsense, Inc Receives NIH Grant to Translate Cell Imaging Technology for Clinical Use

... for improving immunotherapeutic delivery strategies in metastatic colorectal (CRC) and other forms of cancer. The Cell Sense technology makes ... vaccines to treat CRC, directed by Drs. Kalinski and Bartlett. About colorectal Cancer (CRC) CRC is the third leading cancer in the United States and the ...

Micromet Presents Update at ASCO 2009 on a Phase 1b Combination Study of Adecatumumab and Docetaxel

... a randomized phase 2 clinical trial with adecatumumab in patients with colorectal cancer after complete resection of liver metastases. "These data ... KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany. Adecatumumab is in a phase 2 clinical trial in colorectal carcinoma patients after complete resection of liver metastases, and a ...

AEterna Zentaris to Present Data Supporting Evaluation of AEZS-108 in Prostate Cancer at Upcoming ASCO Meeting

... agents, in the treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, colorectal cancer and GIST (gastrointestinal stromal tumors). Abstracts selected ... Daniel Cho, MD Poster Session: 2 pm - 6 pm (Level 2, West Hall C) colorectal Cancer Sunday, May 31, 2009 #4081: Randomized Phase 2 study of ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2009 BIO International Convention

... in small cell lung cancer and the upcoming proof-of-concept data in the colorectal and prostate cancers programs make the compound an attractive partnering ... a Phase 3 trial in small cell lung cancer and Phase 2 trials in metastatic colorectal and castration-resistant (hormone refractory) prostate cancers. The ...
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