Monthly Archives: February 2012

Latest Pancreatic Cancer News and Articles

News In this weeks news: Threshold’s phase 2b trial of TH-302 in patients with pancreatic cancer meets primary endpoint Biotechnology company Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that its 214 patient randomized controlled phase 2b clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety … Continue reading

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Stunning News In Pancreatic Cancer Research

When Gleevec, the very first targeted therapeutic came out, there was a mad rush in the pharmaceutical industry to mine the genome for potential “magic bullet” targets.  In Gleevec’s case, it was able to inhibit the BCR-ABL fusion kinase, and … Continue reading

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Pancreatic Cancer News and Articles

News In this weeks news: Monoclonal antibody detected early-stage pancreatic cancer marker | HemOncToday Grant of $600,000 will be used for local pancreatic cancer research New technology to tackle treatment-resistant cancers Articles Here are the latest additions to the Mendeley … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day

Saturday, Feb 4 is World Cancer Day, a day dedicated to “spreading awareness, educating the public and lobbying for change”.  Most of the cancer organizations have events planned for today, so check with your local affiliates for information on activities … Continue reading

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Public Cloud Databases For Bioinformatics

At some point in the evolution of every biopharmaceutical company, they’re faced with the problem of finding new targets to keep their pipeline fully loaded.  Usually, they’ve exhausted the existing set of targets that they were working on, and are … Continue reading

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Mining RSS Feeds For Cancer News

I sometimes get asked how I keep up to date with various discoveries and technologies.  The simple answer is: RSS feeds.  What’s RSS?  The short answer is, it’s a means to collect news articles and journal articles without having to … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer Papers and News

News We saw some disappointing results from Infinity Pharmaceutical’s latest Phase II trial of IPI-926 and the resulting cancellation of the program. A recent study also showed that women who had been taking metformin for diabetes had a reduced incidence of … Continue reading

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