CALCB

CALCB

A gene on chromosome 11p15.2-p15.1 that encodes calcitonin-related polypeptide beta, which dilates the coronary, carotid and systemic blood vessels. It is abundant in the CNS, suggesting a role in neurotransmission and/or neuromodulation.
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Unfortunately, this study adds to the negative experience of irinotecan given in the adjuvant setting as reported for the PETACC-3 study at ASCO 2005, for the CALCB 89803 study [1], and by Mark Ychou at ASCO 2005, for high-risk stage III patients (i.