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In the recent decades, women’s health has taken center stage. No longer hidden in obscurity, breast cancer emerged as a growing concern for women all over the world. The disease does not just strike women, it affects children and men as well, albeit indirectly. The role of the woman as a mom and earning partner[…]

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Chemical entities SHINE in the top 10 fastest-growing drugs of 2016

This week, PharmaCompass continued its analysis of the top 10 fastest-growing drugs of 2016 by sales to evaluate the drugs that registered large sales growth. Please note that these are not the top-selling drugs, but are the top 10 drugs that registered the maximum growth in global sales over 2015. Interestingly, things didn’t appear that[…]

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The FDA made a historic move on September 12, 2013 with their nod to approve Pertuzumab, a monoclonal antibody (mAb), as a pre-surgical treatment for patients with early-stage metastatic breast cancer. Pertuzumab is currently approved as a treatment for women with late-stage breast cancer, but it is administered after surgery has been completed. This new[…]

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Exemplary results in the 2012 Phase III trial coined EMILIA has led Roche Pharmaceuticals to initiate additional Phase III trials evaluating trastuzumab emtansine. The New Year brings registration trials for newly diagnosed as well as previously treated metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer patients. Trastuzumab will be evaluated in this 2013 study for three settings in earlier-stage[…]

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Novartis gains FDA approval for Afinitor in advanced breast cancer marking a significant milestone for women battling this disease. Everolimus CAS# 159351-69-6, is the active ingredient for Afinitor®. Click for more information on, and availability of Everolimus. Also, click for more articles on breast cancer and the HER2 receptor. The approval was based on a[…]

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As a kinase inhibitor, Lapatinib Ditosylate, CAS number 388082-78-8 is efficacious when used to treat metastatic breast cancer. The ability of lapatinib ditosylate to inhibit deviating active kinases within cancer cells, and prevent cell division, makes it an effective choice for patients with advanced breast cancer. Also known as Tykerb, which is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline,[…]

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A study conducted by the Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul in South Korea found that the monoclonal antibody, Trastuzumab (Herceptin) used with chemotherapeutic drugs in the treatment of HER2-positive advanced gastroesophageal junction cancer showed a promising new treatment option for patients. HER2 protein is responsible for cell growth and division and the cell[…]

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What Are Monoclonal Antibodies? A monoclonal antibody is a laboratory-produced molecule that’s carefully engineered to attach to specific defects in your cancer cells. Monoclonal antibodies mimic the antibodies your body naturally produces as part of your immune system’s response to germs, vaccines and other invaders.   Growing Interest for Monoclonal Antibody Therapies Monoclonal antibodies were initially[…]

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