Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, potentially developed a blood test for brain cancer using high-throughput attenuated total reflection (ATR)-Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy with machine learning.
AbbVie is slashing 178 jobs from the company’s Stemcentrx subsidiary in South San Francisco.
AbbVie halted a Phase III trial evaluating rovalpituzumab tesirine as a second-line therapy for advanced small-cell lung cancer after an Independent Data Monitoring Committee called for the stoppage due to shorter overall survival in the Rova-T arm.
Citing the National Institutes of Health (NIH), CNN reported there are 274 glioblastoma multiforme studies underway or recruiting across the United States.
Bexion Pharmaceuticals and the drugmaker’s investigational cancer treatment BXQ-350 is receiving lots of mainstream media coverage as a potential game changer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug designation to PharmAbcine Inc.’s leading clinical compound TTAC-0001 for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme.
Mid-stage data shows that Pfizer’s lorlatinib could provide benefits to lung cancer patients who exhibit related brain tumors.
The number of U.S. adults and children with epilepsy is increasing, with at least 3.4 million people living with the disorder, according to data released in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. This is the first time epilepsy estimates have been available for every state.
AbbVie’s biologic therapy Humira for autoimmune disorders continues to dominate the sales landscape; Gilead’s once-daily hepatitis C treatment Harvoni in 2016 repeated its performance as the world’s second-best-selling prescription medicine.
AstraZeneca’s pill Tagrisso cut the risk of lung cancer progressing by 70 percent compared to standard chemotherapy in a major clinical trial.