WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that more than 70 studies evaluating the use of Nexavar® (sorafenib) tablets will be presented at the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago.
"Bayer and Onyx are encouraged by the number and breadth of studies involving Nexavar that are being presented at ASCO," said Dimitris Voliotis, vice president, Global Clinical Development Oncology, Bayer HealthCare. "We have built a strong foundation with Nexavar in the treatment of patients with unresectable liver cancer and advanced kidney cancer and are committed to continuing research across tumor types and in a variety of treatment settings to determine the full potential of this therapy for cancer patients."
Nexavar highlights include:
Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
|SOURCE Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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