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22 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Intratumoral heterogeneity impacts the response to anti-neu antibody therapy

Along with de novo resistance, continued exposure to trastuzumab, an anti-human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 antibody, can lead to acquired resistance.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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MacroGenics: A Late Stage Pipeline Review

MacroGenics has a diverse pipeline of molecules for treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease, with a cash runway of two to three years.

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Related Topix: MacroGenics, Health, Breast Cancer

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Study Results from J. Lee and Colleagues in the Area of Breast Cancer ...

Editor at Clinical Trials Week -- Research findings on Oncology are discussed in a new report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

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Glenmark Enters Oncology With the Discovery and Initiation of IND...

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals S.A. , a wholly owned subsidiary of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited India , announces the discovery and initiation of IND enabling studies of a novel clinical development candidate, GBR 1302, a HER2xCD3 bispecific antibody.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Good neighbors are good for your heart

A drug used to treat a rare type of bone marrow cancer restores hair in patients with an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, a new study found.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

Forbes.com

The Negative Impact Of Pfizer's Mergers And Budget Cuts On Cancer R&D

"And then, I don't know if Mikael Dolsten is on the call, but just a question on business development, analyzing, outlicensing activity.

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Related Topix: Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Mesothelioma

Thu Aug 14, 2014

UB Reporter

Blanco Goode Trust

A UB study that will explore why a breast cancer treatment causes cardiotoxicity in some patients has received significant support to move forward.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Oncology

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Popular southern fare may harm your kidneys

The types of food that many Southerners seem to prefer -- fried foods, sweet drinks and processed meals -- may be deadly for people with kidney disease, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Breast Cancer

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Reports Outline Immunoglobulins Findings from M. Woisetschlager and...

They are small fully functional antibody alternatives that bind antigen and elicit effector functions such as antibody-dependent cytotoxicity and complement-dependent cytotoxicity."

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

BioSpace

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Initiation Of HERMIONE, A...

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the initiation of a global, open-label, randomized Phase 2 trial of MM-302, a HER2-targeted nanoliposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin, in combination with trastuzumab in patients with HER2-positive locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Health, Breast Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

Medical News Today

Kadcyla: NICE disappointed by manufacturer's decision

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is very disappointed that Roche, the manufacturer of Kadcyla has decided not to offer its new treatment at a price that would enable it to be available for routine use in the NHS.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Pharmaceuticals

Sat Aug 09, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Can chemotherapy side effects increase the risk of heart disease?

Chemotherapy side effects may increase the risk of heart disease, including weakening of the heart muscle and rhythm disturbances .

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Heart Attack, Medicine, Hypertension, Cancer

Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Brits balk at high price of Roche cancer drug

The British National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence decides that Roche's breast cancer drug Kadcyla is too expensive for routine use by the National Health Service despite the company's offering of a discount.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Wed Aug 06, 2014

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Reports on Chemotherapy Findings from National Taiwan University...

Editor at Biotech Week -- Current study results on Drugs and Therapies have been published.

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JD Supra

The Future of Coverage and Payment for Personalized Medicine Diagnostics

The past decade has seen incredible progress for the scope and impact of personalized medicine.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Nation

Four costly medicines for treating cancer, hepatitis C now covered by free health scheme

CANCER AND HEPATITIS C patients will receive better coverage under the universal healthcare scheme as the board of the National Health Security Office has approved an additional four expensive medicines for it.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

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