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Positive Study Results As a common medication prescribed for post-menopausal women to treat and prevent osteoporosis, Raloxifene has now been recognized as a potential viable treatment for both breast and liver cancer. A recently released study, conducted at Oregon State University, demonstrated powerful data touting the use of Raloxifene to treat triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC)[…]

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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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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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Regarded as a blockbuster drug used to treat both metastatic breast and colorectal cancer, Capecitabine is also known by the trade name Xeloda, which is marketed by Roche Pharamaceuticals. Capecitabine, CAS# 154361-50-9, is waiting in the wings to become a generic boon in the pharmaceutical industry, as the patent for Xeloda meets an expiration in[…]

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Denosumab, CAS number 615258-40-7, offers divergent options for researchers working with this monoclonal antibody. The scope of efficacy for denosumab is wide, with one of it’s uses being an approved treatment of osteoporosis in women, particularly those women who are post menopausal. Known as the brand Prolia®, which is marketed by Amgen, denosumab is effectively[…]

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As of December 7, 2011 the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted to approve Axitinib CAS# 319460-85-0 (Inlyta) as a second-line treatment for patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma. This unanimous vote was based upon the findings of the phase 3 trial done in 2010, which compared Axitinib and Sorafenib. Axitinib, when compared to Sorafenib in[…]

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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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Although not brand new, Toremifene has been found to be as effective as Tamoxifen, in breast cancer, as a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) with the added advantage of better patient tolerability and lesser adverse effects. Several drugs for this specific type of cancer have been developed but only a handful has made it to[…]

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LGM Pharma is a US based supplier of the API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) Tranilast CAS# 53902-12-8 for research and development purposes. Tranilast CAS# 53902-12-8 (a drug in current use for treatment of asthma) has performed well in a pre-clinical trial as a potential chemotherapy agent for breast cancer. The drug, tranilast, has been approved since[…]

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