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Summary for Patent: 8,105,768
Title:Methods of identifying patients for treatment with HER-2/neu inhibitors based on detection of HER-2/neu and TOP2A gene copy number
Abstract: The present invention provides methods for identifying cancer patients susceptible to effective treatment with trastuzumab and other medications that function similarly to trastuzumab. The invention is based on the discovery that certain chromosomal abnormalities can be used to selectively identify cancer patients that are likely to be successfully treated with medication that inhibits the signaling capability of the HER-2 receptor protein or otherwise function similarly to trastuzumab. The invention is based on the use of nucleic acid technology where nucleic acid probes are allowed to hybridize to cell samples and the number of copies of particular genetic regions quantified. The present invention also provides kits and sets of probes for use in identifying cancer patients susceptible to effective treatment with trastuzumab and other medications that function similarly to trastuzumab.
Inventor(s): Morrison; Larry E. (Glen Ellyn, IL), Jewell; Susan (Gurnee, IL), Coon; John S. (Oak Park, IL)
Assignee: Abbott Laboratories (Abbott Park, IL) Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL)
Application Number:11/371,294
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Details for Patent 8,105,768

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Genentech HERCEPTIN trastuzumab VIAL; INTRAVENOUS 103792 001 1998-09-25 ➤ Sign Up Abbott Laboratories (Abbott Park, IL) Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) ➤ Sign Up RX Orphan search
Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source

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