Navigation Links
US Oncology Helps Deliver Latest Cancer Therapies Through Local Community Access to Cutting Edge Research
Date:8/19/2010

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, announced today that in less than two decades it has played a role in the development of 42 novel cancer therapies approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO)

(Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO)

Tasigna® (nilotinib) capsules, a medicine developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, was the most recent therapy to benefit from clinical trials conducted in part by physicians and patients within the US Oncology Research network. The drug, which was recently approved by the FDA, is for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+CML) in chronic phase.

"US Oncology Research contributed more patients in the United States to this study than any other group," said Kathryn Kolibaba, MD, lead investigator in the US Oncology Research network for the Tasigna clinical trial and medical oncologist with Northwest Cancer Specialists-Vancouver Cancer Center. "One of the strengths of the US Oncology Research network is in being able to find patients with less common diseases. CML is such a disease."

US Oncology is affiliated with 500 sites of care throughout the nation and its network treats more than 850,000 patients a year.  Whether it's to treat a common cancer like breast or prostate or a disease more rare like CML, the ability of the US Oncology Research network to reach patients in their local communities
'/>"/>

SOURCE US Oncology, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. US Oncology Appoints Stephen Smith Vice President/General Manager Research and Personalized Science Services
2. MD Anderson Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence Using MetaCore for Oncology Research
3. US Oncology Pharmaceutical Distribution Service Wins National Safety Council Award
4. Expression Genetics EGEN-001 Named One of 10 Most Promising Oncology Products by Windhover
5. OncologySTAT Advisors Name Years Top Developments in Cancer Treatment and Research
6. First Coast Oncology to Offer Next Generation Proton Therapy
7. Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and US Oncology Enter Collaboration to Increase Patient Access to National Clinical Trials
8. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Licenses Rights to Novel Targeted Oncology Agent From BTG International
9. Debiopharm and Aurigene Sign Licensing Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0617, a Novel Inhibitor of an Undisclosed Oncology Pathway
10. Varian Medical Systems Introducing OncoView(TM) - an Oncology Specific Image Management and Storage Solution
11. Spectrum Pharmaceuticals and Cell Therapeutics to Jointly Market ZEVALIN, a Proprietary, Marketed Oncology Drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/3/2015)... The winners of awards for supply ... the Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council (GSCRC) ... Wednesday, February 25th, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency in ... bring together supply chain risk management and resiliency practitioners ... discipline through opportunities to collaborate, develop and share best ...
(Date:3/3/2015)...  RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: RGRX) ("the Company" or ... Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy , Dr. Michael ... , at the Henry Ford Hospital in ... (TB4) has the capacity to promote CNS and peripheral ... leading to neurological recovery in each case.  They pointed ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... Calif. , March 3, 2015  Rosa & ... in drug-disease modeling and simulation research, today announced it ... 2015 American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics meeting ... 3-7 2015.   Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150302/179058LOGO ... Rosa will present a poster describing a quantitative systems ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN ), ... of pets, announced today that it will release its fourth ... after the market close. The Company will host a conference ... Interested parties may access the call by dialing toll-free ... using conference ID 98449349.  The call will ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Names Award Winners 2Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Names Award Winners 3Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council Names Award Winners 4Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital Propose Thymosin Beta 4 as Novel Way to Treat Neural Injury and Neurodegenerative Diseases 2Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital Propose Thymosin Beta 4 as Novel Way to Treat Neural Injury and Neurodegenerative Diseases 3Rosa & Co. Announces Two Poster Presentations at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2015 Annual Meeting 2Rosa & Co. Announces Two Poster Presentations at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2015 Annual Meeting 3
... CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 28 Nektar,Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ... the upcoming BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference ... December 5, 2007 at,10:30 a.m. ET., The presentation ... Webcast through a link posted on the Investor Relations, ...
... are highly,engaged users of a variety of social ... of more than 1,500 scientists released today,by BioInformatics, ... The,survey, co-sponsored by BioInformatics, LLC and PJA Advertising ... found that 77 percent of life scientists participate ...
... 28 Cambridge Research &,Instrumentation (CRi) announced today ... notice of allowance for their patent application number,10/669,101, ... method patent covers the use of multispectral imaging ... level of,fluorophores in a living mammal. The unmixing ...
Cached Biology Technology:Scientists Using Social Media to Inform Lab Purchasing Decisions 2US Patent and Trademark Office Allows CRi's Patent Application for Spectral Imaging of Deep Tissue 2
(Date:2/5/2015)... 26, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, ... http://www.nxt-id.com/ ) as part of its 2015 marketing and ... launched its new consumer website for Wocketwallet.com earlier this ... of NXT-ID said, "Our new corporate website naturally showcases ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Global Biometrics Market (2014-2020): Market Forecast By ... report to their offering. , ... is anticipated to overtake North ... government spending towards IT security, government biometric based ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Valid S.A. ("Company") (BM&FBOVESPA: VLID3 ON), is pleased to ... State of Washington,s Department of Licensing, in ... central issuance system for driver,s licenses and identification cards to ... and development will start in January 2015, with enrollment and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website As Part Of Ongoing 2015 Branding Initiatives For Wocket Smart Wallet 2NXT-ID, Inc. Launches New Corporate Website As Part Of Ongoing 2015 Branding Initiatives For Wocket Smart Wallet 3Global Biometrics Market (2014-2020): Market Forecast By Technologies, Applications, End Use, Regions and Countries 2Global Biometrics Market (2014-2020): Market Forecast By Technologies, Applications, End Use, Regions and Countries 3Valid USA Signs Contract For Washington Driver's License Issuance 2
... observed and tracked E. coli bacteria moving in a ... paddle. Their findings, which appear online September 29 in the ... better understanding of how bacteria move from place to place and, ... theorized that the cigar-shaped cell bodies of E. coli ...
... ancestors of living cetaceanswhales, dolphins and porpoisesfirst dipped their toes ... ultimately nestled these swimming mammals into the larger hoofed animal ... diet to a carnivorous diet, or the loss of their ... PLoS One resolves this debate using a massive ...
... discoveries in bioengineering become more crucial to fundamental ... supplies, UC San Diego,s Jacobs School of Engineering,s ... the cutting edge of this field. The ... efforts with a $2 million endowment to fund ...
Cached Biology News:Yale engineers track bacteria's kayak paddle-like motion for first time 2Getting a leg up on whale and dolphin evolution 2Getting a leg up on whale and dolphin evolution 3Siebel Foundation awards top UC San Diego bioengineering graduate students 2Siebel Foundation awards top UC San Diego bioengineering graduate students 3Siebel Foundation awards top UC San Diego bioengineering graduate students 4
... mat made from an inert polymer with a ... 384 split septum caps for use with ... for PCR when used in conjunction with screw ... with standard pipetting equipment 384 septum caps ...
Packaging: package with 500 l Patent/trademark/license (electronic): (r) Registered trademark of Molecular Probes...
... Bionic Buffer is a unique ... and TAE (TRIS acetate-EDTA) electrophoresis buffers. ... runs, extremely rapid running times, and ... use in gel electrophoresis after dilution ...
... Provides a fast and easy method ... mitochondrial fraction from mammalian tissues. Most ... inner and outer membranes. The kit ... studies and proteome profiling. Also included ...
Biology Products: