Friday, January 18, 2019
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The logo of Celltrion is seen at company's headquarters in Incheon

FDA Approves First Biosimilar to Roche Cancer Drug Rituxan

(Reuters)  Celltrion Inc's Truxima on Wednesday became the first biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's $7-billion-per-year cancer drug Rituxan to be approved in the United States...
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...
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...
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...
Professor Mohammad Mroueh holds a wild carrot oil in a lab room at the Byblos campus of the Lebanese American University, in Byblos

How Good Is Lebanese Cannabis? Scientists Seek Herbal Remedies

By Ayat Basma BYBLOS, Lebanon (Reuters)  Locked away safely in an academic's study in Lebanon is a plant that researchers hope to transform from one of...