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SABCS 2010: Interview with George W. Sledge Jr., M.D.

December 10, 2010 7:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Dr. Sledge talks about the results of the first large nationwide study on the use of Taxol for advanced breast cancer, his perspective on new therapies for breast cancer, and his goals as president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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BG Medicine plans IPO of up to $71.2M

December 10, 2010 6:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

BG Medicine Inc., the Waltham-based developer of biomarker-based diagnostic tools, is expected to announce an initial public offering of up to $71.2 million, according to a regulatory filing. The 4.7 million shares, planned for between $13 and $15, is expected to be priced next week, a...

2010 SABCS: AZURE Trial Teleconference

December 10, 2010 6:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Robert E. Coleman, M.D., professor and honorary consultant medical oncologist at the Cancer Research Center, Academic Unit Medical of Clinical Oncology at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield, England, presents the results of the AZURE (Adjuvant Zoledronic Acid to Reduce Recurrence) trial at...

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Tharo H-Series Label Printers Work Without a PC

December 10, 2010 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tharo Systems Inc., manufacturer of the THARO H-Series printers, presents a stand-alone label printing station that, once label formats are downloaded from a computer, can be remotely operated and perform many software functions using a keyboard...

PCB Heater Assemblies Ideal for Low Temperature Applications

December 10, 2010 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Sensors & Controls has developed a new series of printed circuit board (PCB) heater assemblies for use in applications where sensitive electronics need to operate at very cold temperatures, or where electronics need a temperature-controlled environment.

Cable-Tie Hardware Installs Permanently Without Screws, Adhesives

December 10, 2010 6:16 am | PennEngineering | Product Releases | Comments

PEM self-clinching cable tie-mounts and hooks provide secure attachment points for mounting wires and cables to electronic chassis or enclosures.

Miniaturized Positioning Controller Developed for CANopen Network

December 10, 2010 6:12 am | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

maxon’s EPOS2 24/2 was developed specifically for commanding and controlling in the CANopen network. USB and RS232 are available as further communication interfaces.

Boston Micromachines, Bridger Photonics sign consulting deal

December 10, 2010 5:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Boston Micromachines Corp. (BMC) announced Monday that it has signed a consulting agreement with Bridger Photonics Inc. to quantitatively assess a new MEMS membrane deformable mirror design using BMC?s facilities.

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Mylan Receives Approval for Generic Version of Adalat® CC Tablets

December 10, 2010 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 10, 2010 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Nifedipine Extended-release Tablets USP,...

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Tomophase OCTIS(TM) Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance to Market

December 10, 2010 5:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 10, 2010 /- Tomophase Corporation, developer of the non-invasive Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging System (OCTIS™) and other devices, announced today that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market OCTIS. Tomophase is a leader in the development of OCT...

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Combination Therapy Reduced HER2-positive Breast Cancers

December 10, 2010 4:35 am | by AACR | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO - A combination of lapatinib, trastuzumab and paclitaxel significantly improved tumor response rates than either agent alone among patients with HER2-positive breast cancers, according to data presented at the 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held...

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Pertuzumab and Trastuzumab Combination Improved Efficacy for Women With HER2-positive Breast Cancer

December 10, 2010 4:34 am | by AACR | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO - The combination of pertuzumab and trastuzumab had superior antitumor activity in women with early HER2-positive breast cancer, according to Phase II study results of the NeoSphere neoadjuvant trial.

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Phase III Study Compared Neoadjuvant Therapy with Lapatinib or Trastuzumab for Early Breast Cancer

December 10, 2010 4:34 am | by AACR | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO - Researchers presented Phase III efficacy data from the GeparQuinto study, a head-to-head comparison of neoadjuvant lapatinib and trastuzumab in combination with chemotherapy for patients with early breast cancer, at the 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer...

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NewCardio Presents Results for Cardiac Safety Research Consortium Blinded Drug Safety Study

December 10, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2010 /- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI ) a cardiovascular diagnostic solutions developer, today presented the results from a blinded drug safety study conducted by the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium (CSRC) to evaluate the performance of...

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Arena Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of APD811 for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

December 10, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2010 /- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) announced today the initiation of dosing in a Phase 1 clinical trial of APD811, a novel oral drug candidate discovered by Arena that targets the prostacyclin receptor for the treatment of pulmonary arterial...

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