TITLE

Amgen Arrives

AUTHOR(S)
Langreth, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;1/9/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the efficacy of Amgen's drug panitumumab in reducing cancer progression. In November 2006, the Thousand Oaks, California company gained big win, when a final-stage test of advanced colon cancer patients found that the drug panitumumab reduced the rate of cancer progression by 46 percent. While hardly a cure, the drug may avoid the allergic reaction sometimes seen with Erbitux, made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Imclone Systems.
ACCESSION #
20926810

 

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