Wednesday
May
06
2015
11:37 am
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Stem-cell firm cleared for ovarian cancer trial
February 20, 2014, 05:00 AM The Associated Press

IRVINE — A Southern California stem-cell company has received federal approval to test a new treatment for ovarian cancer on patients.

The Orange County Register reports it will be the third clinical trial by California Stem Cell Inc. to use a method that teaches a patient’s immune system to recognize and attack the seeds of deadly tumors.

The Irvine-based firm announced Tuesday that it received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for a phase-two clinical trial that could begin this year.

The tests will likely involve 99 women with stage three or four ovarian cancer, as well as cancer of the fallopian tube or of the uterine lining.

Surgeries conducted for the trial could take place at Hoag Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach.

 

 

Tags: trial, cancer,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Are you prepared for a big earthquake?

Yes, all the way
Mostly
I have earthquake insurance
Not at all
Thinking about it

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Four Afghan men sentenced to death over horrifying mob killing
KABUL, Afghanistan — Four Afghan men were sentenced Wednesday to death by hanging over the filmed ..
SpaceX capsule soars with dummy in 1st test of crew escape
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX chalked up another big test flight Wednesday, firing a capsule into ..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2015 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County legal notices