Navigation Links
FDA Approves IXEMPRA(TM) (ixabepilone), a Semi-Synthetic Analog of Epothilone B, for the Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer
Date:10/16/2007

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of IXEMPRA(TM) (ixabepilone) as monotherapy for the treatment of patients with metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer in patients whose tumors are resistant or refractory to anthracyclines, taxanes, and capecitabine. The FDA has also granted approval of IXEMPRA in combination with capecitabine for the treatment of patients with metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer resistant to treatment with an anthracycline, and a taxane, or whose cancer is taxane resistant and for whom further anthracycline therapy is contraindicated. IXEMPRA is a microtubule inhibitor belonging to a class of antineoplastic agents, the epothilones. Bristol-Myers Squibb anticipates that IXEMPRA will be available within days.

"Previously, patients with aggressive metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer no longer responding to currently available chemotherapies had limited treatment options," said Linda Vahdat, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Associate Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. "The approval of IXEMPRA means that we now have an important new option for patients with metastatic breast cancer who have rapidly progressed through currently approved chemotherapies."

"Bristol-Myers Squibb has a rich history in oncology spanning more than 40 years, and we are extremely proud that IXEMPRA has been approved as it is a significant addition to the Bristol-Myers Squibb oncology portfolio and addresses a serious unmet medical need in the treatment of patients with metastatic or locally a
'/>"/>

SOURCE Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology technology :

1. UW-Madison approves new research institute
2. FDA approves GEs heart-imaging technology
3. Senate approves bill to expand stem cell funding
4. FDA approves advanced digital mammography system
5. Building commission approves Institutes for Discovery
6. UW Board of Regents approves $134 million medical research facility
7. FDA approves Bone Cares Hectorol for treatment of kidney disease
8. Analog people in the Digital Revolution, part II
9. Analog people in the digital revolution
10. Unique Surface Treatment of Novel TSK-GEL ODS Columns Provide Separation of Aqueous and Fat Soluble Vitamins
11. Improve Recovery and Reproducibility with Pre-Treatment of Analytical TSK-GEL G3000SWXL Size Exclusion Columns
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Intrinsic ... 13485:2003 certified, GAMP® 5 compliant imaging core lab, ... international Phase II clinical trial to assess a ... Throughout this trial, Intrinsic Imaging will provide comprehensive ... to, protocol and charter development, site qualification, site ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Ca. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Best ... rating for an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, asks food processors ... by comparing the hand sanitizer they’re currently using to ... . Hand hygiene is critical to fighting cross-contamination and ... Best Sanitizers believes there are key criteria that ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... an electronic which is not only based on ... spin and the spin-related magnetism. Spin-charge converters enable ... vice versa. Recently, the research group of Professor ... Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in collaboration with researchers ... the first time realised a new, efficient spin-charge ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014  Next month, executives from clinical trial marketing ... events beginning with Patient-Centered Clinical Trials 2014 , to ... Boston , September 4-5. Patient recruitment experts Bonnie ... Fleishman will share insights on the benefits of employing ... tactics – from media to mobile apps – can be ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Intrinsic Imaging Awarded Phase II Clinical Trial to Assess New Treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma 2Food Processors and Food Handlers are Encouraged to Prepare for Fall Harvest by Evaluating Their Current Hand Sanitizer Using Nine Key Criteria 2Food Processors and Food Handlers are Encouraged to Prepare for Fall Harvest by Evaluating Their Current Hand Sanitizer Using Nine Key Criteria 3A new, tunable device for spintronics 2A new, tunable device for spintronics 3BBK Worldwide Leads Sessions at Key September Events 2
... RALEIGH, N.C. , July 30 SmartGene, Inc., ... genetic data, today announced that it has entered into an agreement ... and integrated Web-based services to support more rapid and precise identification ... Some bacteria and fungi do not grow quickly or ...
... , , SAN ... CXM ) today announced plans to develop a DNA-based orthobiologics ... Repair Company that will initially focus on non-union bone fractures ... disc disease. Orthobiologics is a rapidly growing segment of ...
... , ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 30 Brookstone Pharmaceuticals, ... Philip Vogt as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. , ... of pharmaceutical experience and will lead the sales and ... served as President of Ethex Corporation in St. Louis, MO. ...
Cached Biology Technology:SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital 2Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 2Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 3Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 4Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 5Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 6Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 7Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 8Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 9Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors 10
(Date:8/29/2014)... climatic shifts over the last 120,000 years may ... team of researchers led by City College of ... new biodiversity metric called "phylogeographic endemism." , It ... within species is restricted in geographical space. , ... 14 other researchers from institutions in Brazil, Australia ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... in German . ... natural nitrogen cycle on Earth and in biological wastewater ... to depend on nitrite as their source of energy. ... a microbiologist at the University of Vienna, has now ... alternative source of energy. The oxidation of hydrogen with ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... of marine phytoplankton, such as the prolific bloomer ... (thiamine), researchers have discovered. The finding contradicts the common ... eukaryotic microbes depend on scarce supplies of thiamine in ... way to think about the ocean," says CIFAR Senior ... ISME Journal paper with CIFAR fellows John ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):CCNY team defines new biodiversity metric 2Hydrogen powers important nitrogen-transforming bacteria 2Hydrogen powers important nitrogen-transforming bacteria 3Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins 2Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins 3
... to combat metastatic cancer Cancer cells spread and ... Stimulation of the immune system can help to eliminate cancer ... system to ignore cancer cells. Regulatory T cells are immune ... this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation , ...
... the world today issued a stark warning that, without major ... the majority of the 9 billion people on Earth will ... water, an absolutely essential natural resource for which there is ... believe, entirely avoidable." The scientists bluntly pointed to chronic ...
... Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, along ... received a $4 million grant over four years to ... Exposome Research Center: Understanding Lifetime Exposures). The grant is ... States. The HERCULES Center is funded by ...
Cached Biology News:JCI early table of contents for May 24, 2013 2JCI early table of contents for May 24, 2013 3JCI early table of contents for May 24, 2013 4JCI early table of contents for May 24, 2013 5JCI early table of contents for May 24, 2013 6JCI early table of contents for May 24, 2013 7JCI early table of contents for May 24, 2013 8A majority on Earth face severe self-inflicted water woes within 2 generations: Scientists 2A majority on Earth face severe self-inflicted water woes within 2 generations: Scientists 3A majority on Earth face severe self-inflicted water woes within 2 generations: Scientists 4Emory, Georgia Tech receive first human exposome center grant in US 2Emory, Georgia Tech receive first human exposome center grant in US 3
Request Info...
Preparation Note: Prepared by method of Wimmer, E., et al., Biochemistry, 7, 2623 (1968). Quality Clarifier: Acceptor Activity: approx. 1000 picomoles phenylalanine per A 260 unit (not determined b...
... The Fujifilm Life Science FLA-7000 excels at ... CBB-stained gel documentation. It features four easy-to-access ... and a filter for Imaging Plates) for ... a customizable choice of four kinds of ...
Improves spot morphology and DNA binding to the slide resulting in increased hybridization signal. ID Clarifier: Optimized spotting solution for use with SigmaScreen APS Coated Slides for Microarrays...
Biology Products: