Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Roche Breast Cancer Drug Treatment Time Can Be Halved – Study

By Deena Beasley (Reuters) Treating early stage breast cancer patients for just six months with Roche's Herceptin works as well as the current 12-month regimen, researchers...

AstraZeneca Flop a Fresh Blow to Cancer Immunotherapy Combination

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) The concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer - not so long ago one of the hottest ideas...

AstraZeneca Wins U.S. Approval for 1st-Line Use of Lung Cancer Drug

(Reuters) U.S. regulators have expanded use of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Tagrisso to include initial treatment of patients with a specific genetic mutation, the...

As Cancer Drug Prices Climb, Value Not Keeping Pace

By Anne Harding (Reuters Health) The cost of new anti-cancer drugs increased more than five-fold from 2006 to 2015, but a new analysis suggests that cancer...

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...

Merck’s Keytruda Helps Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer in Trial

By Tamara Mathias (Reuters) Merck & Co's blockbuster drug Keytruda helped previously untreated lung cancer patients live longer in a late-stage trial, potentially cementing its...
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