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immatics' Renal Cancer Vaccine IMA901 Completes Phase 3 Patient Recruitment and is Granted US Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA
The phase 3 IMPRINT trial* is designed to show an overall survival benefit with IMA901 in combination with sunitinib, standard first-line therapy in comparison to sunitinib alone in patients with metastatic and/or locally advanced RCC. The secondary endpoints include immune response to the peptides contained in IMA901, progression-free survival, safety and tolerability.
Locally Recurrent Renal Cancer: Surgical Interventions and Prognosis in a Challenging Clinical Setting
Local tumor recurrence (LR) in renal cancer poses challenges to surgical and medical oncologists alike. In a historic context, LR in the resection bed or adjacent tissues after a prior radical nephrectomy (RN) was a rare event.
For any nonprofit cancer organization, a key challenge is how to balance the enormous task of supporting cancer patients with the latest information about current treatments while helping to advance the search for new breakthroughs in therapeutic options.
Healthcare costs are increasing and the price of healthcare is causing an ever more serious problem (for people who do not have insurance to access basic healthcare and companies providing a health benefit to their employees) making healthcare systems that offer Âfree careÂ seem attractive. Let us not forget that this problem exists in part because of research to date that has yielded choices.
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Lpath, Inc. (OTCQB: LPTND), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, has received confirmation that its application to list the company's common stock on the NASDAQ Capital Market has been approved by the NASDAQ Stock Market, a unit of the NASDAQ OMX Group.
Combination of Temsirolimus and tyrosine kinase inhibitors in renal carcinoma and endothelial cell lines
Multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) (such as Sunitinib and Sorafenib) and mTOR inhibitors (such as Temsirolimus) are effective in treating metastatic clear-cell renal cell carcinoma (CCRCC), by acting on different pathways in both tumour and endothelial cells. A study of their combined effect could be of major interest.
These findings 1) demonstrate that patients with suspected inherited RCC should be examined for germline SDHB mutations, 2) suggest that all identified SDHB mutation carriers should be offered surveillance for RCC, and 3) provide a further link between familial RCC and activation of hypoxic-gene response pathways.
"Princess Alyssa," as she's known by staff and volunteers, first visited the resort when she was 3 years old and had been diagnosed with kidney cancer. After her visit, doctors found that the cancer was in remission.
Exelixis has completed the rolling submission of its New Drug Application (NDA) for cabozantinib...
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