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Alimta

Alimta

Alimta, known also as Pemetrexed, belongs to the group of medicines called antineoplastics. It is used to treat a type of cancer called malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), that affects the inside lining of the chest cavity. Alimta is also used to treat more...

Pemetrexed

Pemetrexed

Pemetrexed is used in the treatment of pleural mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer associated with exposure to asbestos. Pemetrexed has a greater effect on rapidly-dividing cells like the cancer cells. It works by interfering the production and maintenan more...

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Case Western Reserve University Licenses Methoxyamine To Tracon: New Therapy Reverses Resistance To Chemotherapy
Case Western Reserve University's Technology Transfer Office has entered a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement with TRACON Pharmaceuticals of San Diego, Calif., to develop Methoxyamine, a new cancer therapeutic that reverses cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy. Methoxyamine is a "first in class" drug that targets a specific DNA repair pathway.


Biotechs Expand Into Small Molecules For Drug Discovery
Biotech companies traditionally focus on large proteins in their quest to find new drugs. But faced with the complex nature of disease, these companies are increasingly turning to small molecules as well. This new push into small-molecule drug design, which researchers hope will deliver better and more effective disease treatments, is explored in a report scheduled for the Oct. 30 issue of Chemical & Engineering News, the ACS's weekly newsmagazine.Associate Editor Lisa M.


Don't Use Aspirin To Prevent Colon Cancer Says Task Force
A US Task Force that regularly gives out advice based on reviews of research says that on balance the health risks of aspirin outweigh the benefits when it comes to preventing colon cancer. This advice holds even for those people with a family history of the disease, as long as they have only an average risk of colon cancer, they say.




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