core cancer

core cancer

(jargon)
A process that exhibits a slow but inexorable resource leak - like a cancer, it kills by crowding out productive "tissue".
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This will primarily be due to Genomic Health's investment in the core cancer business with new recruitments, initiation of new studies and groundwork preparation for the prospective launch of a prostate cancer test.
The stunning brunette had just bought a shirt he had donated to the Anema E Core Cancer Research dinner.
It allows us to sharpen our focus on our core cancer indications, specifically, development of our lead siRNA cancer therapeutic ICS-283, while enabling Acuity to leverage our promising discovery and delivery technologies for ophthalmic applications as part of their commitment to developing innovative drugs for ophthalmic disorders and building on their early success in development of siRNA compounds for macular degeneration.
Foundation Medicine's industry and academic partnerships complement the company's core cancer diagnostics capability, a comprehensive cancer genomic test that provides physicians with genomic information that may help match patients with treatments or clinical trials specific for the genomic profile of their tumor.
It allows us to sharpen our focus on our core cancer indications, specifically development of our lead siRNA cancer therapeutic ICS-283, while enabling Acuity to leverage our promising discovery and delivery technologies for ophthalmic applications as part of their commitment to developing innovative drugs for ophthalmic disorders and building on their early success in development of siRNA compounds for macular degeneration.
These partnerships complement Foundation Medicine's core cancer diagnostics capability, a comprehensive cancer genomic test that provides physicians with genomic information that may help match patients with treatments or clinical trials specific for the genomic profile of their tumor.
1 million, a period in which reimbursement levels for certain core cancer tests were substantially higher.
Our focus remains on our core cancer assets and we expect to achieve several key upcoming milestones for these programs, including Genentech's initiation of Phase II testing of our Hedgehog systemic antagonist in one or more solid tumor indications in 2008 and a near-term IND application for our proprietary targeted cancer drug candidate CUDC-101, a potentially first-in-class small molecule inhibitor of EGFR, Her2 and HDAC.
As one of the core cancer research institutes in Japan, the NCC cooperates closely with hospitals to conduct research in fundamental and applied sciences.
We are making progress toward our goals of reorganizing the company around our core cancer detection technology and leveraging our ISF testing technology," said Mark L.
Saad, President and Chief Executive Officer of IMPATH stated, "Our record revenues for the 17th consecutive quarter, with net income increasing 91% over the same period last year, demonstrates our ability to continue to penetrate the market for our core cancer diagnostic and prognostic services, while successfully leveraging our increasing volume.
Isaacs stated, "I look forward to working with my new colleagues and establishing collaborative partnerships to enable Oncologic to achieve its full potential in both its core cancer technology and other strategic areas.