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7159 Articles Matching "cancer"

Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
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As Americans get heavier, obesity-linked cancers may strike earlier

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Increasing numbers of middle-aged Americans appear to be developing cancers that can be associated with obesity, new data suggest....
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Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Also Increases Risk Of A Type Of Childhood Cancer, Says New Study

Aug 17, 2019 , Forbes
Hereditary BRCA mutations have long been known to increase the chance of developing breast and several other types of adult cancer, but new research has shown that they might also increase the risk of developing childhood...
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FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis, making it the second approved drug to treat the disease....
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Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
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FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
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America's Obesity Epidemic May Mean Some Cancers Are Striking Sooner

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: America's Obesity Epidemic May Mean Some Cancers Are Striking SoonerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Miracle Mineral Solution: Do Not Drink This, FDA Warns

Aug 16, 2019 , Forbes
People are drinking bleach to try to treat autism, cancer, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, or the...
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Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, irrespective of where in the body the disease started, the agency said on Thursday....
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AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian cancer....
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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Harm the Heart: Study

Aug 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Might Harm the Heart: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study....
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EPA Won't Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate

Aug 13, 2019 , WebMD
Warning labels for the suspected cancer-causing weed killer glyphosate (Roundup) won't be approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Newark Residents Promised Bottled Water Over Worries Of Dangerous Lead In Public System

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
After an EPA letter cited insufficient home filters distributed by city, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said bottled water will be provided to residents with lead service lines. Meanwhile, the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Oregon has also been coping with unsafe drinking water for months. In other environmental health news: heat islands impact cities in summer and the EPA refuses to require cancer-warning labels on Roundup...
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Are You Still Putting Off Colon Cancer Screening?

Aug 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Are You Still Putting Off Colon Cancer Screening?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2019 12:00:00...
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AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study

Aug 10, 2019 , Reuters
AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer live longer without the disease worsening....
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New Study Finds a Family Risk for Blood Cancer

Aug 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Study Finds a Family Risk for Blood CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Despite Cancer Screening, 'Oldest Old' Have Low Survival Odds: Study

Aug 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Despite Cancer Screening, 'Oldest Old' Have Low Survival Odds: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2019 12:00:00...
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UK government pledges $303 million for A.I. project to tackle cancer, dementia and heart disease

Aug 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
Academics and tech companies will help to develop the...
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Blood Test May Help Guide Breast Cancer Treatment

Aug 09, 2019 , WebMD
The test is individualized using DNA from a piece of the tumor taken when the breast cancer is first...
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