News tagged with monoclonal antibodies

First human tests of meth medication completed

(Medical Xpress)—InterveXion Therapeutics LLC and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have successfully completed dosing in the first human safety study of a medication to help methamphetamine users fight ...

Dec 20, 2012
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Scientists identify new target for lung cancer treatment

A team of UC Davis investigators has discovered a protein on the surface of lung cancer cells that could prove to be an important new target for anti-cancer therapy. A series of experiments in mice with lung cancer showed ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Lexatumumab tolerated for pediatric solid tumors

(HealthDay)—Lexatumumab, an agonistic, full human monoclonal antibody against tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand receptor 2, is well tolerated and may lessen certain clinical symptoms ...

Oct 16, 2012
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Cetuximab, paclitaxel combo active in urothelial cancer

(HealthDay)—The monoclonal antibody against epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), cetuximab, augments the antitumor activity of paclitaxel in patients with previously treated urothelial cancer, according ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Belimumab for lupus erythematosus: Added benefit not proven

Belimumab (trade name Benlysta) has been approved since July 2011 as an add-on therapy for adult patients with the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This monoclonal antibody is only considered as treatment ...

Aug 29, 2012
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