Recent Pfizer Press Releases

  • 6/7/07 3:14 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a presentation by Olivier Brandicourt, Senior Vice President of Pfizer’s Pratt Business Unit, at the 28th Annual Goldman Sachs Health Care Conference on Thursday, June 14, at 8:40 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time. To view and listen to the webcast, visit our web site homepage at www.pfizer.com and click on “themore...
  • 6/5/07 8:00 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc announced that it is advancing key compounds through clinical development at a meeting with financial analysts yesterday in connection with the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting (ASCO) in Chicago. The company highlighted the following oncology compounds that are currently in Phase III trials as well as additional compounds expected to advance into Phase III trials in the next year: Compoundmore...
  • 6/4/07 9:05 am EDT

    Phase II Data Examining Efficacy of Axitinib as Single-Agent and in Combination with Chemotherapies Across a Number of Tumor Types Also Presented at ASCO

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer announced today that axitinib (AG-013736), an investigational oral, selective inhibitor of VEGFR 1, 2,3 (vascular endothelial growth factor receptors 1, 2, 3) combined with gemcitabine showed a trend towards prolonged overall survival (OS) in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, compared with gemcitabine alone, according to preliminary data from a randomized Phase II trial. These data were presented at themore...
  • 6/3/07 3:00 pm EDT

    Promising Anti-Tumor Activity Also Seen in Advanced Liver Cancer

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer announced today that single-agent, oral SUTENT® (sunitinib malate) prolonged progression-free survival (PFS) across all patient risk groups, including those with the poorest prognoses for survival versus interferon-alfa (IFN-α), according to new data from the Phase III trial in the first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC). These data, along with Phase II studies of SUTENT in several tumormore...
  • 6/2/07 6:00 pm EDT

    Pfizer Research Presented at ASCO Focuses on Different Approaches to Cancer Treatment

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer said today that clinical trials examining its different cancer-fighting approaches showed activity in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Data on SUTENT® (sunitinib malate), as well as the investigational compounds CP-751,871 and axitinib (AG-013736), were presented at the 43rd American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. “Pfizer is committed to developing innovativemore...
  • 5/30/07 9:04 am EDT
    ST. LOUIS & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Express Scripts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX), and Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE), today announced an agreement providing for Pfizer’s participation in Express Scripts’ rebate program. Due to improved terms under the agreement, Express Scripts has added Lipitor® (atorvastatin calcium), Pfizer’s treatment for high cholesterol and the reduction of heart attack and stroke, to its national preferredmore...
  • 5/30/07 4:47 am EDT

    Smokers in the UK Should Now Have Access to Champix

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc announced today that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the United Kingdom has recommended Champix (varenicline) for use on the National Health Service for adult smokers who have expressed a desire to quit. This gives smokers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland access to another important treatment option to help them quit smoking. In its Final Appraisalmore...
  • 5/29/07 11:42 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a meeting with investment analysts to be held on Monday, June 4, at 6:00 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time, in connection with the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The analyst meeting will include presentations by Pfizer’s oncology leadership team. To view the webcast, visit our web sitemore...
  • 5/29/07 11:41 am EDT
    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--At next week’s American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, Pfizer will present new information that underscores the depth and breadth of its oncology portfolio and the significant potential of projects advancing through the company’s research and development pipeline. Note: Details about key Pfizer presentations at ASCO are in the accompanying press release. Pfizer’s R&D pipeline inmore...
  • 5/29/07 11:39 am EDT

    Company Expands Phase III Research Program Evaluating SUTENT in Metastatic Breast Cancer

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer said today that results showing potential across numerous types of cancer, such as melanoma, thyroid, liver, non-small cell lung (NSCLC), colorectal (CRC) and renal cell carcinoma (RCC) – a type of advanced kidney cancer – will be presented next week at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago. “Each person with cancer responds differently to treatmentmore...