Tag Archives: Cancer

NHS cancer crisis as patients can face waiting over two months for treatment

Patients who doctors fear have cancer face the longest waits for treatment on record. NHS England data shows nearly a quarter of those urgently referred by their GP are now waiting more than two months for treatment. In February just 76.1% of patients started treatment within the target time – the worst performance since records… Read More »

FDA Approves Ibrance (palbociclib) for the Treatment of Men with HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

Print this page April 4, 2019 — Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indications for Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant to include men with hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-)… Read More »

Billionaire Los Angeles Times Owner Patrick Soon-Shiong Accused Of ‘Catch-And-Kill’ Scheme—With A Cancer Drug

Patrick Soon-Shiong at the Ambrosetti International Economic in September 2018 in Como, Italy.Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images Sorrento Therapeutics has accused billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong of acquiring a cancer drug that would have competed with the blockbuster drug he invented and preventing it from ever reaching the market, according to a civil complaint filed in Los Angeles… Read More »