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News-Medical-Net
Updated guidelines for breast cancer increase number of patients who test HER2-positivehave an excess of HER2 protein or extra copies of the HER2 gene are called HER2
Updated guidelines for breast cancer increase number of patients who test HER2-positive
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
have an excess of HER2 protein or extra copies of the HER2 gene are called HER2-positive and can be treated with drugs like Herceptin that target HER2. HER2 stands for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2. Mayo Clinic researchers found that the... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Family will take NHS to court over refusal to pay for drug that could save life of Abi, 13of a cancer sufferer in a groundbreaking appeal against a refusal by an NHS tru
Family will take NHS to court over refusal to pay for drug that could save life of Abi, 13
Wakefield Today / Posted 4 days ago
of a cancer sufferer in a groundbreaking appeal against a refusal by an NHS trust to fund her treatment with the drug Herceptin. Abi’s parents Andy and Jo Longfellow have not given up on the NHS reviewing its position. Mr Longfellow said:... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Legal case being readied in bid for Abi’s life-saving drugof a cancer sufferer in a groundbreaking appeal against a refusal by an NHS tru
Legal case being readied in bid for Abi’s life-saving drug
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 5 days ago
of a cancer sufferer in a groundbreaking appeal against a refusal by an NHS trust to fund her treatment with the drug Herceptin. Abi’s parents Andy and Jo Longfellow have not given up on the NHS reviewing its position. Mr Longfellow said:... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Legal case being readied in bid for Abi’s life-saving drugof a cancer sufferer in a groundbreaking appeal against a refusal by an NHS tru
Legal case being readied in bid for Abi’s life-saving drug
Wakefield Today / Posted 5 days ago
of a cancer sufferer in a groundbreaking appeal against a refusal by an NHS trust to fund her treatment with the drug Herceptin. Abi’s parents Andy and Jo Longfellow have not given up on the NHS reviewing its position. Mr Longfellow said:... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brave Abi Longfellow to risk a kidney transplant without lifesaving drugno alternative.” Leading lawyer Yogi Amin, who won the right for breast cancer
Brave Abi Longfellow to risk a kidney transplant without lifesaving drug
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
no alternative.” Leading lawyer Yogi Amin, who won the right for breast cancer patients to be prescribed the vital drug Herceptin, has taken up the family’s case for free. Yogi, of Irwin Mitchell, is preparing papers to take the NHS to a... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Amgen settles lawsuit, says biosimilar works as well as Herceptinlower the cost of the drugs as much as generics. ABP 980 is an early breast ca
Amgen settles lawsuit, says biosimilar works as well as Herceptin
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
lower the cost of the drugs as much as generics. ABP 980 is an early breast cancer treatment drug similar to Genentech’s Herceptin, also known as trastuzumab, which had $6.6 billion in sales last year. Amgen said in the news release that there... Read more
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Business Wire
Puma Biotechnology Announces Interim 5-Year Disease Free Survival Data from Phase III Trial of PB272 (Neratinib) in Extended Adjuvant HER2-Positive Early Stage Breast Cancer (ExteNET Trial)a double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase III trial of neratinib versus placebo
Puma Biotechnology Announces Interim 5-Year Disease Free Survival Data from Phase III Trial of PB272 (Neratinib) in Extended Adjuvant HER2-Positive Early Stage Breast Cancer (ExteNET Trial)
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
a double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase III trial of neratinib versus placebo after adjuvant treatment with trastuzumab (Herceptin) in women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer. The ExteNET trial randomized 2,840 patients in 41... Read more
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Newsmax
Copycat Version of Cancer Drug Herceptin Found EffectiveAmgen Inc and Allergan Plc said their copycat version of Roche Holding AG's blo
Copycat Version of Cancer Drug Herceptin Found Effective
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
Amgen Inc and Allergan Plc said their copycat version of Roche Holding AG's blockbuster cancer treatment, Herceptin, was found as effective as the original in a late-stage study. There were no "clinically meaningful" differences in data gathered... Read more
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EuroNews
Unilever and Roche results better than expectedbecause of low interest rates. Roche, the world’s biggest maker of cancer drug
Unilever and Roche results better than expected
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
because of low interest rates. Roche, the world’s biggest maker of cancer drugs, saw sales of its three major established cancer medicines — Herceptin, Avastin and Rituxan with more than 6 billion francs in annual sales each — continue t... Read more
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iol.co.za
Roche’s profit rises 7%with older ones for extra potency. In the first half, the newer breast cancer d
Roche’s profit rises 7%
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
with older ones for extra potency. In the first half, the newer breast cancer drug Perjeta helped buoy sales of the older Herceptin. Chief Executive Officer Severin Schwan said Roche will also adopt the combination strategy for newcomers like... Read more
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Swissinfo
Roche First-Half Profit Rises 7% as Cancer Drugs Get Combinedolder ones for extra potency. In the first half, the newer breast cancer drug P
Roche First-Half Profit Rises 7% as Cancer Drugs Get Combined
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
older ones for extra potency. In the first half, the newer breast cancer drug Perjeta helped buoy sales of the older one Herceptin. Roche is mining the drug combination approach in various ways. It won regulatory approval last month to sell its... Read more
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The Economic Times
Roche, Biocon clash accusing contempt of courta previous court order that restrained it from claiming similarity to the Swiss
Roche, Biocon clash accusing contempt of court
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
a previous court order that restrained it from claiming similarity to the Swiss biotech giant's own trastuzumab brand, Herceptin, said sources familiar with the case. The Swiss drug maker took issue with the mention of Herceptin (sold as... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Thousands raised by ‘Moira’ garden partycancer the following month. My treatment consisted of seven months of chemothe
Thousands raised by ‘Moira’ garden party
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
cancer the following month. My treatment consisted of seven months of chemotherapy, five weeks of radiotherapy, then Herceptin and now Tamoxifen. The Clatterbridge nurses were amazing and I know Moira felt the same. “Moira sadly passed away... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Penn study provides more insights into cardiovascular side effects of breast cancer drugA receptor protein that is the target of the breast cancer drug trastuzumab (He
Penn study provides more insights into cardiovascular side effects of breast cancer drug
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
A receptor protein that is the target of the breast cancer drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) is needed for proper heart blood-vessel development, reported researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. They published... Read more
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Bury Times
Teacher’s blog brings 3 women together to share breast cancer battles18 weeks of chemotherapy at The Christie Hospital which will be followed by rad
Teacher’s blog brings 3 women together to share breast cancer battles
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
18 weeks of chemotherapy at The Christie Hospital which will be followed by radiotherapy and then taking the drugs herceptin and tamoxifen. Cynthia said: “I’ve always loved to write and I decided to write the blog to help me with my... Read more
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Northern Echo
Chilton expat pleads for help to fund cancer treatmentThe started Herceptin and chemotherapy in July 2015 and had a double mastectomy
Chilton expat pleads for help to fund cancer treatment
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
The started Herceptin and chemotherapy in July 2015 and had a double mastectomy five months later. At the end of December 2015, medics told Ms Siddle they had successfully removed all of the cancer, but just weeks later, she found out that the... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
Penn Preclinical Study Outlines Cardiovascular Side Effects of Breast Cancer DrugPHILADELPHIA – A receptor protein that is the target of the breast cancer drug
Penn Preclinical Study Outlines Cardiovascular Side Effects of Breast Cancer Drug
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 16 days ago
PHILADELPHIA – A receptor protein that is the target of the breast cancer drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) is needed for proper heart blood-vessel development, reported researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
NHS 'will face court if Abi Longfellow's life-saving drugs are delayed any more'his services for free. The public law specialist has already won the right for
NHS 'will face court if Abi Longfellow's life-saving drugs are delayed any more'
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
his services for free. The public law specialist has already won the right for breast cancer patients to get the drug Herceptin which helps 1,000 sufferers a year. Read More Yogi Amin of Irwin Mitchell has taken up the case Mr Amin said:... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Imaging technique could help doctors identify patients who may benefit breast cancer treatmentand can be targeted with drugs that block its effects and stop the cancer from
Imaging technique could help doctors identify patients who may benefit breast cancer treatment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
and can be targeted with drugs that block its effects and stop the cancer from growing - drugs being used now include Herceptin and Tykerb. Patients who could benefit from these drugs are identified by testing their cancer cells to see if they... Read more
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Business Wire
Puma Biotechnology Announces I-SPY 2 Phase II Study of Neratinib Published in The New England Journal of Medicineestimated pCR rate of 55.6% compared to the control arm (standard neoadjuvant c
Puma Biotechnology Announces I-SPY 2 Phase II Study of Neratinib Published in The New England Journal of Medicine
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
estimated pCR rate of 55.6% compared to the control arm (standard neoadjuvant chemotherapy: paclitaxel in combination with Herceptin (trastuzumab) followed by doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide) which had an estimated pCR rate of 32.6%. The Bayesian... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Biosimilar blocker’ clause could cost HSE over €50m a yeardrug. Both are set to lose patent protection in 2017. A further €20 million is
‘Biosimilar blocker’ clause could cost HSE over €50m a year
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
drug. Both are set to lose patent protection in 2017. A further €20 million is spent on Roche’s breast cancer therapy Herceptin, which goes off patent this year. All three are new generation biologics, the fastest growing segment of the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Roche to cut 350 IT jobsbiggest maker of cancer drugs rose 4% to CHF12.4 billion ($12.87 billion). Sale
Roche to cut 350 IT jobs
Swissinfo / Posted 27 days ago
biggest maker of cancer drugs rose 4% to CHF12.4 billion ($12.87 billion). Sales of its "big three" cancer medicines - Herceptin, Avastin and Rituxan that together account for more than a third of revenue - continued to climb. The pharma giant... Read more
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Daily Record
The health shocks that changed our livesthe blue and I had no family history and no experience of cancer.” She underwe
The health shocks that changed our lives
Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
the blue and I had no family history and no experience of cancer.” She underwent a mastectomy followed by chemotherapy and Herceptin, followed by a course of radiotherapy.Samantha on Ben Nevis climb Samantha scaled Ben Nevis in June 2014 to raise... Read more
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The Economic Times
Biosimilar drugs are priced too high and do little to improve accessibility: DoctorsLifesciences have respectively entered this space pricing the drug at a margina
Biosimilar drugs are priced too high and do little to improve accessibility: Doctors
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
Lifesciences have respectively entered this space pricing the drug at a marginal discount or at par with originator brand, Herceptin. Biocon's brand CanMab is priced at Rs 41,000 for the 440 mg vial, Zydus' brand Vivitra is priced at Rs64,999,... Read more
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Business Wire
Puma Biotechnology Submits Marketing Authorization Application for PB272 (Neratinib) as Extended Adjuvant Treatment of HER2-Positive Early Stage Breast Cancer in Europeextended adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early stage breast cancer that has
Puma Biotechnology Submits Marketing Authorization Application for PB272 (Neratinib) as Extended Adjuvant Treatment of HER2-Positive Early Stage Breast Cancer in Europe
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
extended adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early stage breast cancer that has previously been treated with trastuzumab (Herceptin®)-based adjuvant therapy. The submission is based upon the ExteNET Phase III study, which reached its primary... Read more
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Hunts Post
Goldielocks sheds hair for cancer suffering mumago - they have all got me through this.” Jamie Farrington's brother shaving t
Goldielocks sheds hair for cancer suffering mum
Hunts Post / Posted 1 months ago
ago - they have all got me through this.” Jamie Farrington's brother shaving the 28-year-old's head Ms Wright will start a nine-month Herceptin, an expensive cancer treatment drug programme this week and hopes to get the all clear later this... Read more

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