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5996 Articles Matching "cancer"

NantHealth more than doubles net loss in third quarter

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
NantHealth's net loss more than doubled in the third quarter of 2018 as the company struggles to get reimbursed for genetic cancer...
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Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years Later

Nov 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Could Illinois' ban on a medical instrument cleaner spark a public health crisis?

Nov 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The chemical process used to sterilize most medical products was evaluated during committee hearings in Springfield, Ill., this week, due to cancer risks associated with ethylene oxide...
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New jury fails to reach verdict in J&J South Carolina talc cancer trial

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
A second South Carolina jury on Thursday failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a case by a woman whose family said her long-term use of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder led to her death from asbestos-related cancer....
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California judge orders next Monsanto weed-killer cancer trial for March

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
A California judge on Thursday granted an expedited trial in the case of a California couple suffering from cancer who sued Bayer AG's Monsanto unit, alleging the company's glyphosate-containing weed killer Roundup caused their disease....
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Let's Clear the Smoke

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
We’re making great progress. More new therapies have been approved for lung cancer in the last three years than in the previous fifty years. Even so, lung cancer still accounts for almost 30 percent of all cancers...
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German health minister calls for faster adoption of biosimilar drugs

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
Germany's health minister Jens Spahn has called for faster adoption of cheaper copies of biotech drugs to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases to reign in rising public healthcare costs....
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At 24, Two Entrepreneurs Took On Cancer. At 32, They’re Worth Hundreds Of Millions

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg built Flatiron Health into a $2 billion company to pursue an impossible dream—combating cancer with big data. They’ve not only made fast progress, they’ve also gotten rich trying. A 30 Under 30 cover...
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Mercy Health and Ohio State's Wexner Medical ally against opioids

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Healthy State Alliance identified 10 objectives to improve care in Ohio, with opioids, transplant services and cancer care topping the...
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Merck drug Keytruda succeeds in late-stage esophageal cancer trial

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
Merck & Co's blockbuster drug Keytruda met the main goal of a late-stage trial testing the treatment in patients with cancers of the digestive tract, the U.S. drugmaker said on Wednesday....
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A Spark Of Good News For Precision Oncology In Breast Cancer

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
In a trial of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, AZD5363 significantly extended patients’ overall survival from 12.6 to 19.1 months, vs. placebo, when given with...
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Jury clears J&J of liability in California talc cancer case

Nov 15, 2018 , Reuters
A California jury on Wednesday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a case involving a woman who alleged that the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused her cancer, the company said....
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Cancer May Soon Replace Heart Disease as Leading Killer of Affluent Americans

Nov 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Cancer May Soon Replace Heart Disease as Leading Killer of Affluent AmericansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Doctors Aren't Promoting Breastfeeding's Cancer-Protection Benefit

Nov 15, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Doctors Aren't Promoting Breastfeeding's Cancer-Protection BenefitCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2018 12:00:00...
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For some cancer patients, precision medicine offers hope

Nov 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Medical treatments targeting the DNA in tumor cells are celebrated, but insurers often won't cover the skyrocketing cost....
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Teen Obesity, Later Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked?

Nov 15, 2018 , WebMD
Your odds of getting pancreatic cancer can quadruple if you’re obese as a teen, researchers have found. But it’s still rare, and even with increased odds, the likelihood of getting the disease is...
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Roche's Tecentriq wins fast FDA review in tough-to-treat breast cancer

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Tuesday its Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a tough-to-treat form of breast cancer, as it seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication....
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Fecal Transplant Effective Against Immunotherapy-Induced Colitis

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the first time, transplanting gut bacteria from healthy donors was used to successfully treat patients suffering from severe colitis caused by treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs). The study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, which includes two patients, sugges......
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Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
NDEA is found naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and it may cause cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on...
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Novartis' $4 Million Gene Therapy -- Real Price Or A Negotiation Ploy?

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
We are in a wondrous age of medicine where CURES for certain types of cancer, rare diseases, blindness and other scourges are imminent. We now need to figure out how to pay for...
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