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Colon cancer blog: New Clinical Trial For Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

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Nov 7, 2005

New Clinical Trial For Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

New Clinical Trial For Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Pro-Pharmaceuticals is a drug development company commercializing a new generation of anti-cancer treatments using carbohydrate compounds to Glyco-Upgrade the safety and efficacy of FDA-approved chemotherapy drugs by target delivering the drug to cancer cells.

Pro-Pharmaceuticals is going to launch a new clinical trial for patients with advanced stage colorectal cancer using their drug Davanat. The company has announced that, European regulators had approved the trial, which is expected to begin in early 2006.

Pro-Pharmaceuticals will be testing Davanat in combination with another drug in a Phase III clinical trial. Patients who had at least one prior treatment would be eligible for this study. Researchers are hoping the drug prolongs survival by halting the cancer's progression.

Recently, Pro-Pharmaceuticals announced that Davanat showed promise in helping to improve chemotherapy treatments in a separate, early-stage human clinical trial.

Davanat is a proprietary polysaccharide in a Carbosome formation that target delivers chemotherapy drugs to protein receptors (lectins) that are specific to cancer cells.

Contact Information:
Pro-Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
189 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459
Phone(617) 559-0033

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Colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer is a malignant tumor that arises from the inner wall of the large intestine or rectum. Colorectal cancer is the third commonest cancer diagnosed in the United States. Each year over 100,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the United States. Most, of these cancers develop from growths in the colon called polyps. Removal of these polyps can prevent colon cancer.

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