On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Tune in to Listen

Listen Live Now » 1440 AM Green Bay, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
45° Feels Like: 45°
Wind: WSW 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Clear 42°

Tomorrow

Sunny 69°

Thurs Night

Partly Cloudy 42°

Alerts

  • 0 Severe Weather Alerts
  • 0 Cancellations

Galapagos says discovers breast cancer drug candidate

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian pharmaceutical company Galapagos said on Monday it had discovered a possible drug to treat breast cancer and expected to start first clinical trials in humans within a year.

The company, which has a series of alliances for its pipeline of drug candidates, said in a statement that GLPG1790 had shown high activity against breast tumors that were 'triple-negative' - lacking oestrogen, progesterone or HER2 receptors.

Galapagos said the triple-negative breast cancer accounted for a fifth of breast cancers, usually affected young women, and lacked available targeted drugs.

(Reporting By Philip Blenkinsop)

Comments