The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abraxane for Injectable Suspension (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension) (albumin-bound) in January 2005 for the treatment of breast cancer after failure of combination chemotherapy for metastatic disease or relapse within six months of adjuvant chemotherapy. Prior therapy should have included an anthracycline unless clinically contraindicated.
BioTrends Research Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, has released findings from the second wave of its LaunchTrends® Yervoy and Zelboraf report, in which 103 U.S.-based medical oncologists were surveyed about their current and expected treatment patterns in advanced melanoma.
Combining two strategies designed to improve the results of cancer treatment - antiangiogenesis drugs and nanomedicines - may only be successful if the smallest nanomedicines are used. A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers, appearing in Nature Nanotechnology, finds that normalizing blood vessels within tumors, which improves the delivery of standard chemotherapy drugs, can block the delivery of larger nanotherapy molecules.
Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered how a combination of two chemotherapy drugs - already showing promise in clinical trials - destroys pancreatic cancer cells, according to research published in Cancer Discovery.
A mixture of current drugs and carbon nanoparticles shows potential to enhance treatment for head-and-neck cancers, especially when combined with radiation therapy, according to new research by Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Elan Corporation, plc today reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2011 financial results.
According to survey results gathered from 80 Medical Oncologists in the United States there is an extreme interest in Xalkori, with 75% of respondents stating a high interest in prescribing the product, virtually no physicians stating they have low interest in prescribing the therapy.
A son's passion to find a cure for the cancer that claimed the life of his mother has led to a new series of clinical trials under a Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) initiative to find a cure for pancreatic cancer.
An anti-malaria drug used for more than 60 years is now being studied for use in breast cancer patients whose disease has not responded to traditional chemotherapy treatment.
Elan Corporation, plc today reported its third quarter and first nine months 2011 financial results.
Celgene International Sàrl today announced that results from a clinical study of ABRAXANE in combination with gemcitabine in 67 patients with previously untreated advanced pancreatic cancer were published in an online article by the Journal of Clinical Oncology ahead of print.
Celgene Corporation announced non-GAAP net income of $417 million, or non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.89, for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Non-GAAP net income for the second quarter of 2010 was $323 million, or non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.69.
Experts from The Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated cancer center, at NYU Langone Medical Center presented new research findings at the 47th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2011 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Celgene International Sàrl today announced that results from two investigator initiated studies including ABRAXANE, and bevacizumab in unresectable melanoma were presented at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Celgene International Sàrl today announced that results from an investigator-initiated phase II study of ABRAXANE, gemcitabine and bevacizumab as first-line treatment in metastatic breast cancer were presented at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Celgene Corporation: “The results for the quarter were outstanding and they reflect the ongoing momentum that Celgene is creating as we leverage our business model and position our Company for long-term success”.
Elan Corporation plc and Celgene Corporation, today announced that Elan subsidiary Elan PharmaInternational Limited has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Celgene Corporation resolving the patent infringement litigation involving ABRAXANE.
Sermo, the world's largest online community for physicians, announced the publication of a free Sermo Report about how physicians are reacting to the FDA decision to rescind the indication for Avastin (bevacizumab) in the treatment of breast cancer.
Celgene Corporation announced non-GAAP net income of $349.9 million, or non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.75 for the quarter ended September 30, 2010.
Celgene Corporation today announced it has completed its acquisition of Abraxis BioScience, Inc. For each share of Abraxis common stock, Abraxis shareholders will receive (i) $58.00 in cash (ii) 0.2617 shares of Celgene common stock, and (iii) one tradeable Contingent Value Right (CVR), which entitles its holder to receive a pro rata share of potential payments for future regulatory milestones and commercial royalties.
Abraxis BioScience, Inc., a fully integrated, global biotechnology company, and Specialised Therapeutics Ltd. today announced that MEDSAFE, the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, has approved for marketing ABRAXANE® (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer after failure of anthracycline therapy.