Acceleron Exploring New Biomarker Leads to Personalize Treatment for Breast, Head and Neck Cancers | GenomeWeb

Acceleron Pharma recently presented data on two biomarkers that the company is exploring as part of its strategy to advance personalized drugs for breast and squamous cell head and neck cancer patients.

At the American Society of Clinical Oncology's recent 2012 Markers in Cancer conference, researchers from Acceleron and elsewhere presented data from a study in which patients who had elevated serum levels of the protein activin lived for a shorter time after treatment with Herceptin-containing therapies than those with low levels of the protein.

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