Cancer Research

Pyxis Oncology Announces Dosing of First Subject in Phase 1 Trial of PYX-201, a Novel ADC for Solid Tumors

03/23/2023

Milestone marks transition of Pyxis Oncology to a clinical-stage company Preliminary data anticipated in early 2024 Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pyxis Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: PYXS), a clinical-stage company focused on developing next-generation therapeutics to target difficult-to-treat cancers, today announced dosing of the first subject in a…

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Jounce Therapeutics Announces Results from Pre-Planned Data Review of INNATE Phase 2 Trial of JTX-8064 and Pimivalimab Demonstrating Deep and Durable Responses in Platinum Resistant Ovarian Cancer

03/22/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jounce Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNCE), a clinical-stage company focused on the discovery and development of novel cancer immunotherapies and predictive biomarkers, today announced that patients from the INNATE Phase 2 trial in the ovarian cancer combination cohort with platinum resistant ovarian cancer…

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Long-Term Data from CANbridge Pharmaceuticals CAN008 Phase 1/2 Trial in Glioblastoma Multiforme Shows 67% Five-Year Overall Survival Rate Compared to 8.2% in Institutional Database

03/21/2023

Data to be Presented at the ESMO Sarcoma and Rare Cancers Annual Congress Excerpt from the Press Release: BEIJING & BURLINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CANbridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (1228.HK), a global biopharmaceutical company, with a foundation in China, committed to the research, development and commercialization of transformative therapies to treat rare diseases and oncology, announced that long-term follow…

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Galera Announces Presentation of Supplemental Analysis of Phase 3 ROMAN Trial at European Congress on Head and Neck Oncology

03/17/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: MALVERN, Pa., March 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Galera Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing a pipeline of novel, proprietary therapeutics that have the potential to transform radiotherapy in cancer, today announced the presentation of a net treatment benefit analysis of Phase 3…

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Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase 3 ELAINE-3 Study of Lasofoxifene Plus Abemaciclib in Pre- and Post-Menopausal Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic ER+/HER2- Breast Cancer with an ESR1 Mutation as Detected by Guardant Health’s Guardant360 CDx Liquid Biopsy

03/15/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: COLUMBUS, Ohio and PALO ALTO, Calif., March 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics to specifically treat metastatic breast and gynecological cancers harboring ESR1 mutations, and Guardant Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GH), a leading precision oncology company, today announced the initiation of…

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Flamingo Therapeutics and Dynacure Announce Merger to Create Leading RNA Therapeutics Company Focused on Clinical Oncology

03/07/2023

-Combined company to be named Flamingo Therapeutics, focused on advancing Flamingo’s asset danvatirsen in a Phase II trial PEMDA-HN in Head & Neck cancer and IND-ready program targeting MALAT-1 (FTX-001), in oncology- -Merger leverages common synergies of Flamingo and Dynacure, including deep expertise in RNA-targeting and clinical drug development- Excerpt from the Press Release: LEUVEN,…

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AstraZeneca and Merck present final results of key secondary overall survival endpoint from Phase III PROpel trial at ASCO GU Cancers Symposium

03/03/2023

Results showed an absolute difference of an additional 7.4 months in median overall survival for LYNPARZA® (olaparib) plus abiraterone in this setting vs. abiraterone alone Excerpt from the Press Release: WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Results from the final prespecified overall survival (OS) analysis of the PROpel Phase III trial in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) showed LYNPARZA®…

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Fore Biotherapeutics Announces First Patient Dosed in Global Phase 2 Trial Evaluating FORE8394 in BRAF-Mutated Solid and Brain Tumors

03/01/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fore Biotherapeutics (Fore Bio), a precision oncology company dedicated to developing innovative treatments that provide a better outcome for cancer patients, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the global Phase 2 FORTE clinical trial evaluating FORE8394 with cobicistat in patients with solid or central nervous…

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Akamis Bio, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, and Cancer Research Institute Announce Expanded Partnership to Advance Novel Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer

02/23/2023

– Akamis Bio’s clinical-stage NG-350A tumor gene therapy to be included as a novel combination therapeutic agent in a new cohort of the REVOLUTION platform study – New cohort will assess the ability of NG-350A in combination with ipilimumab and standard of care chemotherapy to drive a CD40 agonist-mediated antitumor immune response in metastatic pancreatic…

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Biological Dynamics launches ExoVita™ Pancreas and enrolls patients in ExoLuminate clinical trial

02/21/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: AN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Biological Dynamics, Inc., a company commercializing its exosome-isolation ExoVerita™ platform for early disease surveillance and other applications, today announced completion of the analytical and clinical validation of its lab developed test (LDT), ExoVita™ Pancreas in the company’s CLIA certified and CAP accredited laboratory. Using blood-based exosome samples enriched…

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