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20 07, 2010

Even The Associated Press Makes Mistakes!

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Thursday I quoted the Associated Press (AP) in a story I did about a new anti-myeloma drug, perifosine.  You would have had to read it very carefully, but AP is admiting it made a mistake which is good news for multiple myeloma patients.  NEW YORK   Correction: Keryx's perifosine drug storyIn a story July 14 about Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, The Associated

15 07, 2010

Perifosine Continues To Show Strong Anti-Cancer Results: Multiple Myeloma Perifosine Update

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Keryx's perifosine gets second orphan drug status(AP) – 10 hours agoNEW YORK — Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. said Wednesday that its experimental cancer drug perifosine received orphan drug status as a treatment for neuroblastoma, a cancer that affects the nervous system and mostly strikes young children...Perifosine also has orphan drug status as a colorectal cancer treatment,

9 07, 2010

Anti-Myeloma Drug, Perifosine, May Also Work Against Colon Cancer

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Interesting news I wanted to share about one of several new anti-myeloma therapy agents, perifosine.  Currently in Phase 3 trials in combination with Velcade, perifosine apparently has anti-cancer properties which go far beyond multiple myeloma:  Aeterna Zentaris Receives Positive Scientific Advice from the European Medicines Agency for its Phase 3 Trial with Perifosine in Colorectal CancerThe

7 08, 2009

Mother-In-Law Update

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My wife Pattie's mother is being moved by medi-vac tomorrow to be near friends and family in Minocqua, Wisconsin. For those of you that haven't been following her situation, Pattie's mom, Marie Doyle, has been having a difficult time of late. A combination of diabetes, congestive heart failure and the associated inactivity have taken their

29 07, 2009

Cancer, Cancer Everywhere

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I need to keep my post short tonight. I just returned from my mother-in-law's bedside at a local nursing home. She is too ill to endure many tests, but a CT scan this weekend while she was in the hospital for a blood transfusion revealed what looks like a large tumor in her abdomen. Probably