Tag : CANCER

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Make-a-Wish program tied to lower hospital costs for sick kids

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(NewsHeaders Health) – Kids with life-threatening illnesses who receive a special gift from the Make-a-Wish Foundation may have lower hospital costs than sick children who
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New jury fails to reach verdict in J&J South Carolina talc cancer trial

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(NewsHeaders) – A second South Carolina jury on Thursday failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a case by a woman whose family
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Novartis abandons effort for U.S. approval of biosimilar rituximab

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FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File
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FDA approves Pfizer’s treatment for certain lung cancer patients

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FILE PHOTO: A man walks past Pfizer’s world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo (HeadlineNews) – Pfizer Inc said on Friday
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AstraZeneca’s Lynparza shown to put brakes on ovarian cancer

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MUNICH (HeadlineNews) – An AstraZeneca drug that blocks a cancer cell’s ability to repair its genetic code greatly reduced the risk of ovarian cancer worsening
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Roche takes on Loxo, Bayer in gene-defined cancer class

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MUNICH (HeadlineNews) – Roche’s entrectinib cancer pill was shown to shrink tumors in 57 percent of patients within a group that can only be identified