Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen in Zurich

FDA Approves New Blood Cancer Treatment from Pfizer

(Reuters)  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Pfizer Inc's drug to treat a form of blood cancer in newly diagnosed patients as...
Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen on the field before Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies of Cancer Complications at 65

By Bill Rigby (Reuters)  Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became 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...

Bluebird Myeloma Treatment Delays Cancer Progression: Trial

By Deena Beasley CHICAGO (Reuters) Patients with advanced multiple myeloma treated with Bluebird Bio's experimental immunotherapy lived for a median of nearly a year before...
Cancer drug choices tied to drugmaker payouts to doctors

Cancer Drug Choices Tied to Drugmaker Payouts to Doctors

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Some oncologists may be more likely to prescribe certain cancer medicines when they receive payments from the companies that make...