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adjuvant

[′aj·ə·vənt]
(pharmacology)
A material that enhances the action of a drug or antigen.
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(TOKYO: 4519) announced today that it has filed an application to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan for an additional indication for anti-HER2 antibody-tubulin polymerization inhibitor conjugate Kadcyla (generic name: trastuzumab emtansine), as adjuvant therapy in patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 20, 2019-: Adjuvants Market 2019: Global Key Players, Trends, Share, Industry Size, Segmentation, Opportunities, Forecast To 2026
(Knight) has received marketing authorisation from Health Canada to commercialise Nerlynx (neratinib) in Canada for the extended adjuvant treatment of women with early stage hormone receptor positive, HER2-overexpressed/amplified breast cancer within one year after completion of trastuzumab-based adjuvant therapy, the company said.
Puma Biotechnology Inc (Nasdaq: PBYI) announced on Tuesday the receipt of marketing authorisation from Health Canada, by its licensing partner Knight Therapeutics Inc (Knight), to commercialise NERLYNX (neratinib) in Canada for the extended adjuvant treatment of women with early stage hormone receptor positive, HER2-overexpressed/amplified breast cancer within one year after completion of trastuzumab-based adjuvant therapy.
Adjuvant therapy was decided by the gynecologic oncology counsel, and adjuvant chemotherapy was categorized as a paclitaxel-based and non-paclitaxel-based chemotherapy.
Our study examined the influence of Oncotype Dx testing in the adjuvant therapy of patients with early ER-positive, HER2-negative breast carcinomas treated at a community cancer program and compares treatment decisions and outcomes of these patients with a cohort of similar patients treated in the same center in the era before the introduction of Oncotype Dx testing.
The Hamilton vaccines facility currently manufactures components of GSK's essential adjuvant technologies, which this investment will expand further.
Among their topics are mass balance and swath displacement evaluations from agricultural application field trials, droplet velocity from broadcast agricultural nozzles as influenced by pulse-width modulation, the impact of plugged venturi nozzle air-inclusion ports on droplet-size distribution, the efficacy of water-conditioning adjuvants for dicamba-tolerant soybean, assessing polymeric drift-reduction adjuvant performance after prolonged exposure to pump-induced shear, and the role of interfacial rheology in agricultural drift control.
Stephen Chia (in photo), a professor in the Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; and chairman of the British Columbia Breast Tumor Group Council, presented the latest research addressing unmet needs of HER2-positive breast-cancer patients in the adjuvant setting; and the results of clinical trials utilizing Pertuzumab in combined adjuvant therapy that achieve less disease recurrence for early HER2-positive breast-cancer patients.
Seeing a market for such services, Melville-based Adjuvant.Health opened for business in August.