Seagen shared that the company’s Phase III trial of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) demonstrated significant improvements in the overall survival of patients diagnosed with advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma.
The common over-the-counter drug aspirin might be the key to finding a viable treatment method for breast cancer.
Fewer Americans are dying from the most common types of cancer, especially lung, showed a report published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute on July 8.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche’s immunotherapy Tecentriq in combination with the Swiss drugmaker’s Avastin for the most common kind of liver cancer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Clovis Oncology Inc.’s drug Rubraca for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, whose tumors have a genetic mutation.
Cancer deaths in the United States fell 2.2% from 2016 to 2017 – the largest single-year drop ever recorded – fueled in large part by progress against lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death, the American Cancer Society (ACS) reported.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Astellas Pharma Inc. and Seattle Genetics Inc.’s experimental drug Padcev to treat advanced bladder cancer, about three months ahead of schedule.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Genentech’s Tecentriq plus chemotherapy as a first-line treatment of metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
A late-stage trial testing a combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.’s cancer drugs missed a main goal of preventing skin cancer from recurring in a certain group of patients.
AbbVie Inc.’s blockbuster cancer treatment Imbruvica in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer.