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Online tool can help men make prostate cancer treatment choices

Online Tool Can Help Men Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) A web-based tool can let a man with prostate cancer see how thousands of other men in his situation have...
Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

Many People Take Drugs That Interfere with Their Blood Pressure Pills

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills' effectiveness, a recent...
A giant inflatable pair of lungs is seen in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Merck’s Keytruda Extends Lung Cancer Survival in Two Trials

By Deena Beasley CHICAGO (Reuters) Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda improved survival as a stand-alone treatment for newly-diagnosed lung cancer patients and with chemotherapy for...
Bottles of medications line the shelves at a pharmacy in Portsmouth

Roche Drugs Show Limited Benefit in Lung, Breast Cancer Trials

By Deena Beasley CHICAGO (Reuters)  In a disappointment for Roche Holding AG, two of its oncology drugs provided only modest protection from disease progression in lung...

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...
Roche breast cancer drug treatment time can be halved - study

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...