VANCOUVER, British Columbia, and MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMPI) (“DelMar” and “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of new cancer therapies, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has allowed an additional Investigational New Drug Application (“IND”) to study its lead […]

Pfizer just got some badly needed good news for its newly acquired cancer drug Xtandi. After watching sales sink right after it acquired the therapy and all of Medivation for $14 billion, researchers say the drug cleared the Phase III study for non-metastatic, castration resistant prostate cancer. And at least one prominent analyst says that’s […]

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Aliqopa (copanlisib) for the treatment of adults with relapsed follicular lymphoma who have received at least two prior treatments known as systemic therapies. “For patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma, the cancer often comes back even after […]

LISBON, PORTUGAL—Novo Nordisk’s combination med Xultophy, which marries its GLP-1 blockbuster Victoza and newest basal insulin Tresiba, became the latest diabetes med to show it could dampen risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The analysis, unveiled Wednesday at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting in Lisbon, showed Xultophy patients had significantly lower systolic […]

Roche’s immuno-oncology drug Tecentriq took a surprising punch earlier this year when it failed a bladder cancer trial, putting a conditional approval in jeopardy. But the threat of losing FDA approval in bladder cancer has now passed. After recent discussions with the agency, the company expects Tecentriq’s accelerated approval “will be maintained,” a spokeswoman with […]

Top-10 oncology conferences to keep an eye on
September 12, 2017

With over 30 years of experience navigating the challenges associated with obtaining, analyzing, and translating complex clinical information for our oncology clients, we like to keep up to date with the latest biotech news and clinical trial data. We recommend you to keep an eye on the outcomes of the following top oncology conferences: ESMO […]

– Data from this 12-week study showed that the safety and tolerability profile of Ofev® (nintedanib) with add-on pirfenidone is in keeping with the known profiles of the individual drugs in patients with IPF – Exploratory efficacy analyses suggest a potential benefit of the combination treatment of nintedanib with add-on pirfenidone – Results from INJOURNEY […]

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BERG, a biopharmaceutical company that merges biology with technology to map the nature of diseases, today announced two poster presentations showing promising clinical data that were unveiled at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain, from September 8-12: Results from a Phase II study of […]