The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Genentech’s Actemra (tocilizumab) for slowing the rate of decline in pulmonary function in adults with systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD).

The gout medication colchicine will be tested in a large UK study looking into potential early-stage Covid-19 treatments and enrollment criteria was widened for the latest arm of the trial, University of Oxford researchers said on March 3.

AstraZeneca will voluntarily withdraw the use of the company’s Imfinzi to treat advanced bladder cancer in the United States after the cancer drug failed to meet post-approval requirements, the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker said.

Belgo-Dutch biotech Galapagos NV and U.S. partner Gilead Sciences Inc. will discontinue late-stage trials testing their experimental drug ziritaxestat in patients with pulmonary fibrosis.

Merck KGaA’s drug development program suffered a setback with the company’s most important experimental medicine as the cancer treatment bintrafusp alfa, being jointly developed by GlaxoSmithKline, failed early in a lead trial.

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – AstraZeneca’s top-selling drug Tagrisso has been shown to slow the spread of a certain type of lung cancer to the brain when diagnosed at an early stage, the British drugmaker said on Saturday. A study with patients diagnosed early enough for the lung tumor to be surgically removed, and who have a […]

A study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell revealed how aging can cause lung regeneration to go awry, which can potentially lead to lung cancer and other diseases.

AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s Enhertu helped patients with three different types of cancer live longer in trials, pointing to potential broader use of the breast cancer treatment.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Tecentriq as a standalone therapy for an advanced form of lung cancer.

The American Lung Association announced a $25 million initiative to support the fight against COVID-19, as well as future viral pandemics.