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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...
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...
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...
A screen displays the share price for pharmaceutical maker AbbVie on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

AbbVie Doubles Down on Cancer Project with Biotech Group Argenx

BRUSSELS (Reuters) Biotech group Argenx said on Wednesday U.S. pharma group AbbVie had exercised an exclusive option to develop and commercialize one of its...