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the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)

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has raised an additional $17 million USD in a Series B financing to drive its anticancer agents through critical clinical trials, the company announced today.
Eisai and Anaeropharma Science position oncology as a therapeutic area of focus and are committed to the development of novel anticancer agents and pharmaceuticals for supportive care.
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 4, 2006 - (JCN) - Kyowa Hakko Kogyo entered into a license agreement with US-based Keryx Biopharmaceuticals on September 29 for Kyowa's original anticancer agent KW-2401 (UCN-01).
In the study, the antiproliferative effects of combining 17-AAG and over 20 different anticancer agents in the human colon cancer cell line DLD-1 and breast cancer cell line SKBr3 were evaluated.
Nasdaq: IMGN) today announced the presentation of clinical data from a Phase I study evaluating the Company's huN901-DM1 anticancer agent for the treatment of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) and other CD56-expressing solid tumors.
The market for anticancer agents continues to expand as new therapies are becoming available for most major malignancies.
Drugs that are relatively insoluble in water, including some anticancer agents, sequester themselves inside the water-averse interiors of the nanoscale micelles.
a start-up company developing targeted and selective anticancer agents, has secured a $9 million Series A financing that will help the company move its lead compound toward early clinical testing.
Helferich wondered whether fermenting such veggies, as in making sauerkraut, would create new anticancer agents.
Nasdaq: VION) presented preclinical data at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) on the ability of its TAPET(R) technology to preferentially accumulate and to express anticancer agents within tumors.
3 billion in sales in 2005, have been the most successful class of biological anticancer agents.
87), some types of CLA are potent anticancer agents, at least in animals (SN: 2/15/92, p.
Additional anticancer agents are advancing toward the clinic through this collaboration, including the SAR3419 compound that ImmunoGen created for the treatment of B-cell malignancies.
Several classes of bitter citrus compounds have looked promising as anticancer agents in laboratory tests.