Month: July 2007

Siemens to Start Trial of Biomarker to Aid Cancer Therapy

Siemens Medical Solutions announced that it has been granted an Investigational New Drug (IND) Exemption by the FDA to conduct a Phase I clinical trial of (F-18) 3′-fluoro-3′-deoxythymidine (FLT), a molecular imaging biomarker that has shown promise in monitoring the proliferation of cancer cells, which could help physicians quickly determine the effectiveness of cancer therapies.

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