Tag: cancer

Possible increased risk of cancer with the medicine Belviq

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public that results from a clinical trial assessing safety show a possible increased risk of cancer with the weight management medicine Belv...

Sechenov University launches new partnership with Italian government

Sechenov University signed a landmark memorandum with the President of the Puglia Region Michele Emiliano, the director of the Pugliese Oncology Network, and Rusatom Healthcare. Through this new pa...

UK Government Invests over £130 mln to Tackle Serious Diseases

The UK government has announced an investment of over £130 million for new tech to tackle cancer and debilitating illnesses. The news means that thousands of NHS patients could receive faster diagn...

AZ Received Approval for Tagrisso in China

AstraZeneca has scored another approval for one of its new drugs in China, this time getting a green light for Tagrisso as a first-line treatment for adults with EGFR-positive non-small cell lung canc...

Australian Scientists Found Potential Compound for Cancer Treatment

The remarkable ability of a small Australian sea snail to produce a colorful purple compound to protect its eggs is proving even more remarkable for its potential in a new anti-cancer pharmaceutical. ...

Global Cervical Cancer Vaccine Market to Increase

A new piece of research estimates that the global cervical cancer vaccine market will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.1 percent during the forecast period 2019 to 2026. Estim...

Second World’s Case of Surgery for Rare Type Cancer

Doctors of the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University operate on a patient with leiomyosarcoma in the inferior vena cava by using a vascular graft and auto liver transplantation.  A ho...

Boys in UK Will Be Offered Free HPV Vaccine

In a bid to reduce the number of cancer cases in the UK, boys will be offered the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the government has announced. From September this year, boys in year 8 will be offered...

Roche and GE Healthcare Establish NAVIFY Tumor Board 2.0

Roche announced the release of NAVIFY Tumor Board 2.0, the first collaboration product from partnership with GE Healthcare. Incorporating medical image viewing and storage capabilities with other pati...

Russian Biologists Show Benefits of Individual Approaches in Cancer Therapy

A team of biologists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University and Lobachevsky University (Nizhny Novgorod) analyzed available methods of targeted drug delivery to malignant tumors. Individu...

Kazakhstan to Boost Support Early Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Kazakhstan will establish molecular genetic laboratories in its effort to boost support for early cancer diagnosis and treatment, said Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov at the recent Mazhilis (l...

Seres and AstraZeneca in Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

Seres Therapeutics, Inc. announced a three-year research collaboration with AstraZeneca. The collaboration will focus on advancing mechanistic understanding of the microbiome in augmenting the efficac...

Role of PPM in Oncology Treatment

Researchers at Rutgers University Department of Biomedicine Engineering have published a recent review paper on the transformative potential of precision and personalised medicine (PPM) for cancer tre...

Janssen Has EC Approval for nmCRPC Drug

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson has secured marketing approval from the European Commission (EC) for Erleada (apalutamide) to treat non-metastatic castration-resistant pr...

Lonza Reaches Milestone with Takeda

Lonza has reached a major milestone in its multiproduct partnership with Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Takeda was granted marketing authorization by the European Commission for ALUNBRIG (brigatinib) as a ...

Successful Trials of AstraZeneca’s Cancer and Anemia Drugs

British drugmaker AstraZeneca on Thursday said its ovarian cancer and anemia treatments met their goals in three separate late stage trials. The positive results provide a shot in the arm for the c...