Navidea announces U.S. clinical trial partner
Article Thumbnail ImageFebruary 4, 2013 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals has entered into an agreement with Maimonides Medical Center in New York City to investigate the utility of its Lymphoseek product in lymphatic mapping procedures for colorectal cancer.

To get access to this article and all of the content on AuntMinnie.com, create a free account or sign-in now.

Member Sign In:
  MemberID or E-mail Address:
  Password:
(?)

New AuntMinnie.com Members

Becoming a Member is FREE!

  • Real-time radiology-specific news
  • Case of the Day and Teaching Files
  • Focused topics digital communities
  • Lively, discussion groups
  • Medical imaging bookstore
  • SalaryScan
  • Job Boards
  • Online CME
  • Bookstore, market reports, more …
  • Conference Calendar
  • User-controlled eNewsletters
  • … registration is FREE and easy!
  • Dr. Danny Sherwinter, director of the department of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Maimonides, will lead the clinical study. The open-label evaluation, scheduled to begin in the first half of 2013, plans to enroll up to 40 colon cancer patients.

    Lymposeek is an investigational radiopharmaceutical used in lymphatic mapping procedures to help stage cancers such as breast cancer and melanoma. It is designed to identify the lymph nodes that drain from a primary tumor.

    The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 140,000 new cases of colorectal cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2013. The worldwide annual number of newly diagnosed cases is estimated to be more than 1.2 million.


    || About || Advertising || AuntMinnieCME.com || Bookstore || Breast MRI || Career Center || Case of the Day || Communities || Conferences || Contact Us || ECR News 2014 || Education || Equipment Classifieds || Europe || Facebook || Forums || Home || Links || Marketplace || Middle East || Mobile || Molecular Breast Imaging || New Installations || News in Brief || People in the News || Privacy Policy || RSNA News 2013 || Reference || Salary Survey Results || Trends in Radiology || Twitter || Vendor Connect || Webinars || XML/RSS ||

    Copyright © 2014 AuntMinnie.com. All Rights Reserved.