Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (4) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: AngryCandy Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 768  
Subject: Positive Herceptin News Date: 10/20/2005 1:50 AM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
DNA +4 afterhours.

5:02PM Genentech: pivotal Herceptin data shows significant improvement in disease-free survival in breast cancer (DNA) 85.00 +0.30:Co announces that The New England Journal of Medicine published data from a joint interim analysis of two pivotal Phase III trials of Herceptin (trastuzumab) plus chemotherapy. The analysis showed that the addition of Herceptin significantly reduced the risk of breast cancer recurrence by 52% in women with early-stage, operable human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer. After four years, 15% of women treated experienced disease recurrence, compared to 33% treated with chemotherapy alone. HER2-positive breast cancer is an especially aggressive form of the disease that affects 25% of women with breast cancer.

Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (4) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next


Foolanthropy 2014!
By working with young, first-time moms, Nurse-Family Partnership is able to truly change lives – for generations to come.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Macro Economics

Remembrance and Reflections
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.