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FDA Approves Teva’s Trisenox Injection for First-Line Treatment of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

JERUSALEM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of TRISENOX® (arsenic trioxide) injection in combination with tretinoin for the treatment of adults with newly-diagnosed low-risk acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) whose APL is characterized by the presence of …

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FDA Approves AstraZeneca’s PARP Inhibitor to Treat Breast Cancer Patients with a BRCA Gene Mutation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Lynparza (olaparib tablets) to include the treatment of patients with certain types of breast cancer that have spread (metastasized) and whose tumors have a specific inherited (germline) genetic mutation, making it the first drug in its class (PARP …

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FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Concert’s CTP-543 for the Treatment of Alopecia Areata

LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for CTP-543, a novel, oral Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor for the treatment of moderate-to-severe alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks hair follicles, resulting in …

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OPKO’s GeneDx and Radboud Collaborate to Identify Novel Genes and Pathways to Understand Genetic Diseases

MIAMI, Jan. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK), announces today that GeneDx, Inc., a subsidiary of OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories, has entered into a research collaboration with the Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Through the agreement, GeneDX and Radboud aim to identify novel genes and pathways to help understand the …

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Rare Melanoma Type Highly Responsive to Immunotherapy

TAMPA, Fla. – Desmoplastic melanoma is a rare subtype of melanoma that is commonly found on sun-exposed areas, such as the head and neck, and usually seen in older patients. Treatment is difficult because these tumors are often resistant to chemotherapy and lack actionable mutations commonly found in other types of …

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Immunomedics Enters Agreement with University of Wisconsin to Expand Sacituzumab Govitecan into Prostate Cancer

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Immunomedics, Inc., (NASDAQ:IMMU) (“Immunomedics” or the “Company”) today announced a collaboration with the Carbone Cancer Center at the University of Wisconsin, through Immunomedics entering an agreement with The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC), to investigate Immunomedics’ lead antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) product candidate, …

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70% of Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with ProscaVax Demonstrate Improvements in PSA Doubling Time

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OncBioMune Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB:OBMP) (“OncBioMune” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of a proprietary immunotherapy cancer vaccine technology and targeted cancer therapies, today announces the latest follow-up data from the Company’s Phase 1a trial of ProscaVax …

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Adimab and Boehringer Ingelheim Enter Antibody Discovery Collaboration

LEBANON, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adimab, LLC, the global leader in the discovery and optimization of fully human monoclonal and bispecific antibodies, today announced a multi-target partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim (BI). Under the terms of the agreement, Adimab will use its proprietary platform to discover and optimize antibodies against targets chosen by BI, …

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Syndax and Genentech Collaborate to Evaluate Immunotherapy Combination in Metastatic Breast Cancer

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Syndax,” the “Company” or “we”) (Nasdaq: SNDX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing entinostat and SNDX-6352 in multiple cancer indications, today announced a new clinical collaboration with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group. As part of the collaboration, the …

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Incorporation of Thermo Fisher QuantStudio 5 PCR Instrument into Target Selector Platform Improves Detection of Lung Cancer Biomarkers

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a leading commercial provider of liquid biopsy tests designed to provide physicians with clinically actionable information to improve the outcomes of patients diagnosed with cancer, announces that incorporation of the Thermo Fisher QuantStudio5 (QS5) real-time PCR instrument into the …

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