Tag: Antibody-Drug


Antibody Drug Boosts Survival for Type of Advanced Breast Cancer

December 8, 2022


A relatively new drug is boosting survival rates for women with a specific type of advanced breast cancer who haven’t responded to other treatments, according to a pair of clinical trials. The targeted antibody drug — trastuzumab deruxtecan (T-DXd, sold […]


New Drugs Provide Hope to Numerous Patients

February 22, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

As the Omicron variant of the virus that caused the current pandemic spreads and mutates, people are left hoping this will be the end of the healthcare crisis. Unlike previous variants, Omicron seems to be more infectious but less severe. […]

Industry, Vaccines

FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for New Antibody Drug Bebtelovimab to Fight Omicron Variant

February 11, 2022


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave the nod for a new monoclonal antibody treatment that works against the Omicron variant. The emergency use authorization for bebtelovimab is for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults […]

Clinical Trials, Research and Development

Antibody-Drug Combination Regresses Pancreatic Tumor in Mice

November 9, 2020

Via: Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

According to the National Cancer Institute, about 10% of patients with pancreatic cancer (PC) remain alive five years after diagnosis. Tumor size has a strong impact on survival rates. The larger the tumor, the less likely it is to be […]