Article

Abraxane Capitalizes on the Resurgence of Chemotherapy Combinations in Pancreatic Cancer at ASCO GI 2013

Over the past decade, advances in the understanding of tumor biology and driving mutations have led to the discoveries of numerous biomarkers and targeted agents that have revolutionized the fight against cancer. With recent news being so heavily centered on these targeted agents, it seems as though people often forget about the value that chemotherapy has provided over the years and, more importantly, that there is still room for improvement in these older regimens to generate significantly better outcomes for patients. Celgene was looking to take advantage of this sentiment when the company acquired Abraxis BioScience and their leading drug candidate, Abraxane®, an injectable suspension of nanoparticle albumin bound (nab)-paclitaxel.

Read the full story: http://bit.ly/11eKDS3

Source: Oncology Business Review

Related Videos
Kimberly Westrich, MA, chief strategy officer of the National Pharmaceutical Council
Mila Felder, MD, FACEP, emergency physician and vice president for Well-Being for All Teammates, Advocate Health
Phaedra Corso, PhD, associate vice president for research at Indiana University
Julie Patterson, PharmD, PhD
Nancy Dreyer, MPH, PhD, FISE, chief scientific advisor to Picnic Health
Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Inma Hernandez, PharmD, PhD, professor at the University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mila Felder, MD, FACEP, emergency physician and vice president for Well-Being for All Teammates, Advocate Health
Dr Julie Patterson, National Pharmaceutical Council
Related Content
CH LogoCenter for Biosimilars Logo