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Anthracycline is a type of antibiotic that comes from certain types of Streptomyces bacteria. Anthracyclines are used to treat many types of cancer. Anthracyclines damage the DNA in cancer cells, causing them to die. Daunorubicin, doxorubicin, and epirubicin are anthracyclines.
Johnson & Johnson announces sales of $18.3 billion for Q4 2014

Johnson & Johnson announces sales of $18.3 billion for Q4 2014

CytRx reports positive interim results from aldoxorubicin Phase 2 trial for treatment of GBM

CytRx reports positive interim results from aldoxorubicin Phase 2 trial for treatment of GBM

Carboplatin and paclitaxel show promise for advanced thymic carcinoma

Carboplatin and paclitaxel show promise for advanced thymic carcinoma

Janssen submits YONDELIS NDA for treatment of advanced soft tissue sarcoma

Janssen submits YONDELIS NDA for treatment of advanced soft tissue sarcoma

Eribulin drug has minor added benefit in one patient group, indication of lesser benefit in others

Eribulin drug has minor added benefit in one patient group, indication of lesser benefit in others

Eisai, Helsinn Group announce FDA approval of AKYNZEO for prevention of CINV

Eisai, Helsinn Group announce FDA approval of AKYNZEO for prevention of CINV

Phase 3 trial: NEXAVAR tablets fail to meet primary endpoint in HER2-negative breast cancer patients

Phase 3 trial: NEXAVAR tablets fail to meet primary endpoint in HER2-negative breast cancer patients

Celsion signs definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire EGEN

Celsion signs definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire EGEN

New understanding of toxicity levels of chemotherapy regimens used for early stage breast cancer

New understanding of toxicity levels of chemotherapy regimens used for early stage breast cancer

Cell Therapeutics announces launch of PIXUVRI in the UK for treatment of aggressive B-cell NHL

Cell Therapeutics announces launch of PIXUVRI in the UK for treatment of aggressive B-cell NHL

Clinigen Group announces acquisition of SAVENE oncology support therapy from SpePharm

Clinigen Group announces acquisition of SAVENE oncology support therapy from SpePharm

ACCRU opens phase III clinical trial of eribulin compared to paclitaxel for metastatic breast cancer

ACCRU opens phase III clinical trial of eribulin compared to paclitaxel for metastatic breast cancer

EC grants approval for ABRAXANE in combination with gemcitabine for metastatic pancreatic cancer

EC grants approval for ABRAXANE in combination with gemcitabine for metastatic pancreatic cancer

NICE issues Final Appraisal Determination for PIXUVRI (pixantrone) drug

NICE issues Final Appraisal Determination for PIXUVRI (pixantrone) drug

FNIH Biomarkers Consortium announces initial results of I-SPY 2 trial for breast cancer

FNIH Biomarkers Consortium announces initial results of I-SPY 2 trial for breast cancer

EORTC, GIMEMA clinical trial results show high-dose cytarabine improves outcome in AML patients

EORTC, GIMEMA clinical trial results show high-dose cytarabine improves outcome in AML patients

Adding drug to presurgery chemotherapy improves results for women with triple-negative breast cancer

Adding drug to presurgery chemotherapy improves results for women with triple-negative breast cancer

Bisphosphonate zoledronate treatment not effective in women with chemoresistant breast cancer

Bisphosphonate zoledronate treatment not effective in women with chemoresistant breast cancer

New drug combination therapy effective for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer

New drug combination therapy effective for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer

Cell Therapeutics concludes agreement with GKV-SV regarding reimbursement price of PIXUVRI

Cell Therapeutics concludes agreement with GKV-SV regarding reimbursement price of PIXUVRI