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Combination therapy to treat breast cancer

...to treating the condition.// The two drug agents – trastuzumab and ZD1839 were found to work synergistically to i...h by between 30 and 55 per cent. Working together, trastuzumab and ZD1839 reduced cell proliferation by 70 per cent. The findings suggest that simultaneous inhibi...

Olive Oil Found To Offer A Protective Effect Against Breast Cancer

...boosts the effectiveness of the antibody treatment trastuzumab (Herceptin), which targets Her-2/neu and helps prolong the life of breast cancer patients. Oleic acid was also found to increase the expression of a tumor suppresser protein. Thus researchers emphasize it is important to be cautious about the implic...

Trastuzumab therapy effective for Breast cancer patients with Her-2/neu positive

...ively to routine chemotherapy drugs, which require trastuzumab therapy. The study recruited a total of 3,351 pat...b. At three years, 90.4 percent of women receiving trastuzumab were disease free, compared to 81.5 percent of women in the control group. There also was a measurab...

Trails to detect effective breast cancer drugs that reduces recurrences

...esearchers that patients who received infusions of trastuzumab (Herceptin) were less likely to get recurrences in...the drug. Previous studies also show that adjuvant trastuzumab [Herceptin] if taken for a course of one year reduces the rate of breast cancer recurrence by 50 % i...

Increase of Cancer drug usage in England

...glioma, were seen usage in that period. The use of trastuzumab (Herceptin), for breast cancer, went up by 55 %, and imatinib (Glivec), for chronic myeloid leukaemia, by 70 %. "For every single cancer drug, we are seeing a reduction in the variation," Professor Richards said. "We haven't eliminated all variatio...

GlaxoSmithKline’s Tykerb is to Be Started Earlier in Breast Cancer, Study Find

...imited options once their cancer has progressed on trastuzumab and standard initial chemotherapy regimens. There has been a clear need for alternative treatments to help women with metastatic breast cancer in this advanced setting. Lapatinib combined with capecitabine has demonstrated superior efficacy over cape...

Breast Cancer Drug Curbs Heart Disease.

...onal Academy of Science. The main side effect of trastuzumab is that it can damage heart muscle cells. Heart ab...n March for use in women who have not responded to trastuzumab therapy. Trastuzumab revolutionized the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancers and represents a...

Long-term Use of Herceptin Does Not Increase Heart Failure in Patients

... of congestive heart failure in women treated with trastuzumab (Herceptin) and combination chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer did not increase over time. The research team developed a prediction model based on these findings. The model will help oncologists to assess the risk of heart failure in indivi...

Monogram Presents Results of First ETag Breast Cancer Studies

...entations are: 'Differential survival following trastuzumab treatment based on quantitative HER2 expression an...rent probabilities of long-term survival following trastuzumab treatment and with different requirements for concomitant chemotherapy' Patterns of HER-family re...

New Adjuvant Breast Cancer Treatments Found Cost-effective

...ion of the anti-HER2 receptor monoclonal antibody, trastuzumab (trade name: Herceptin), is projected to improve l...low-up of a recent clinical trial, the addition of trastuzumab to adjuvant chemotherapy treatment has been projected to improve considerably the long-term survival...

Cost-effective Treatments for Breast Cancer

...ion of the anti-HER2 receptor monoclonal antibody, trastuzumab (trade name: Herceptin), is projected to improve l...low-up of a recent clinical trial, the addition of trastuzumab to adjuvant chemotherapy treatment has been projected to improve significantly the long-term surviva...

Novel Method to Inhibit Prostate Cancer

...d in prostate cancer cells. It was also known that trastuzumab (an antibody) binds specifically to HER2. But ther...rof. Simon Benita, was able to show that attaching trastuzumab molecules to the surface of oil droplets in nanoemulsions made possible the targeting of such drople...

Study Confirms Benefits of Chemo, Trastuzumab Combo to Battle Breast Cancer

...a combination therapy of chemotherapy and antibody trastuzumab chemotherapy improves survival in women with oper...nase receptor. The results showed that combining trastuzumab with chemotherapy results in a 34 percent reduction in mortality and a 38 percent increase in diseas...

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

...irmed that combination treatment with the antibody trastuzumab and chemotherapy improves survival in women with ...nase receptor. The results showed that combining trastuzumab with chemotherapy results in a -34% reduction in mortality and a 38% increase in disease-free surviv...

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