Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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A combination photo shows Ph.D. James P. Allison of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Kyoto University Professor Tasuku Honjo in Kyoto

Scientists behind Game-Changing Cancer Immunotherapies Win Nobel Medicine Prize

By Simon Johnson and Kate Kelland STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters)  American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday...
More doctors say men should think twice about prostate cancer screening

More Doctors Say Men Should Think Twice about Prostate Cancer Screening

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Most men shouldn't get routine prostate cancer screening because the potential benefits are small and there are clear harms, an international...
Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel

Roche’s Tecentriq, Trailing Rival Drugs, Lifts Lung Cancer Survival

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters)  A drug cocktail with Roche's Tecentriq added two months to small-cell lung cancer patients' lives, according to a study, aiding the...
A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield

FDA Approves AstraZeneca’s Drug for Rare Form of Blood Cancer

(Reuters) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it approved AstraZeneca Plc's treatment for hairy cell leukemia, a slow-growing type of blood...
Logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its branch in Schweizerhalle near Basel

UK Deal Makes Novartis Cancer Cell Therapy Available to Kids

LONDON (Reuters) Health authorities in England have agreed with Swiss drugmaker Novartis to fast-track access to its expensive CAR-T cell therapy Kymriah and make...
Dental care before cancer surgery might be good idea

Dental Care before Cancer Surgery Might Be Good Idea

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Patients undergoing major cancer surgery might reduce their risk of complications by seeing a dentist beforehand, a study from Japan...