24 Sep '11, 4am

Skin cancer drug substantially shrinks tumours: STOCKHOLM - A new skin cancer drug from Roche had "remarkable" r...

Skin cancer drug substantially shrinks tumours: STOCKHOLM - A new skin cancer drug from Roche had "remarkable" r...

STOCKHOLM - A new skin cancer drug from Roche had "remarkable" results in a mid-stage trial, substantially shrinking tumours and lesions in patients with a potentially fatal type of skin cancer, the Swiss drugmaker said on Saturday. Full results from a mid-stage phase II trial presented at the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress (EMCC) in Stockholm showed Roche's vismodegib shrank tumours or healed lesions in 43 per cent of people with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and 30 per cent of those with another advanced form of disease. "It is hard to appreciate, unless you have seen the photos, how remarkable the results really are," Sandra Horning, Roche's global head of clinical development in hematology and oncology, told reporters at the congress. "These are individuals who have really severe disfiguring disease, often on the face, in a way that makes it v...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20110924-...

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