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Biotech Specialty Pharma

Adherex Technologies, Inc.

PO Box 13628
Research Triangle Park 68 TW Alexander Drive, NC 27709 USA
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Research Sector Biotech Specialty Pharma

Summary Description Novel drug adjuncts that maximize the therapeutic effect of currently used cancer drugs.

Management Rostislav Raykov, CEO; Robert Andrade, CFO; Tom Spector, CSO

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Keywords: oncology, cancer drugs, angiogenics, angiogenesis, tumor, 5-FU

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Updated: Aug. 27, 2014


Description

Adherex Technologies Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel cancer therapeutics. Their goal is to increase the longevity and improve the quality of li......view more

Products / Services

5-fluorouracil, or 5-FU, is one of the world's most widely-used anti-cancer agents. 5-FU is currently first or second line therapy for a variety of cancers, including colorectal, breast, gastric, head......view more

Technology / Differentiation

By inactivating DPD, eniluracil prevents the breakdown of 5-FU to F-BAL. Eniluracil also greatly prolongs exposure of the tumor cells to 5-FU. When eniluracil is properly used in combination with 5-...view more

Market / Customers

Xeloda, a currently available oral 5-FU prodrug, has worldwide yearly sales of over US $1 billion. The completely oral eniluracil/5-FU/leucovorin regimen may compete with Xeloda in its currently appro......view more


Competitors / Substitutes / Alternatives

Genentech, AstraZeneca PLC, OXiGENE, Inc., Roche Holding Ltd...view more

Strategy

Adherex is interested in pursuing partnerships with larger and intermediate-sized pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies which can help enhance the rate at which they develop drugs....view more

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