Tag Archives: cancer

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Tivdak (tisotumab vedotin-tftv) in Previously Treated Recurrent or Metastatic Cervical Cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content]BOTHELL, Wash. & COPENHAGEN, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE) September 20, 2021– Seagen Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to… Drugs.com – New Drug Approvals

Roche pulls Tecentriq breast cancer nod after post-approval trial flop

Just two years ago, Roche’s Tecentriq was heralded as the first PD-1/L1 treatment to win an approval in triple-negative breast cancer. However, the approval was conditional on a postmarketing study on the Tencentriq and Celgene’s Abraxane combo which later failed.  Now Roche is pulling the plug.  The Swiss pharma on Friday announced that it has voluntarily withdrawn its accelerated approval for Tecentriq in… Read More »

What does it take? To get through a killer cancer (ovarian)

& be a twenty-year survivor/thriver By Dorothy Elanger Dorothy Erlanger today inspires others to take personal charge of their wellness and their life decisions. She is an ovarian cancer survivor, considered a life-ender. But surviving wasn’t enough. Dorothy decided to become an athlete after 50 and has completed an Ironman Triathlon — a 2.4-mile swim,… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

How to live longer: The snack that appears to have a ‘protective effect’ against cancer

Harvard Health cites an analysis of the US population’s eating habits and health outcomes. The nation-wide study found eating too few nuts and seeds was associated with an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease or diabetes. For that study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers from the Tufts Friedman School… Read More »