Health News

An Update on Advanced Breast Cancer
The number of women living with distant advanced breast cancer is increasing, according to a new study.
New Cancer Rx Gets FDA Thumbs Up
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat cancer of the bladder and urinary tract.
First Liver Cancer Rx in Almost 10 Years
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first medication to treat liver cancer in nearly 10 years.
Lung Cancer Gets New Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
Don't Be Fooled by Cancer 'Cure' Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about products claiming to cure cancer.
A Change in REMS Requirements
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) requirements for certain medications used to treat anemia.
New Cancer Rx Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication for the maintenance treatment of adults with several types of cancer.
The Test That Could Save Women's Lives
Many women who had a raised risk of breast and ovarian cancer were not being tested for a gene that signifies a much higher cancer risk, a new study found.
FDA Approves First Rx for Rare Cancer
The first-ever treatment for a rare type of cancer has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Keytruda Gets a New Job
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to pembrolizumab (brand name Keytruda) for patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL).