Tag Archives: Cancer

FDA Approves Piqray (alpelisib) as First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer

FDA Approves Piqray (alpelisib) as First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer Print this page May 24, 2019 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Piqray (alpelisib) tablets, to be used in combination with the FDA-approved endocrine therapy fulvestrant, to treat postmenopausal women, and men, with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2… Read More »

Prostate cancer jab to be available on NHS

Simon Stevens, the chief executive of NHS England, said: “This further advance in NHS care for prostate cancer means patients will have safer treatment with fewer side effects. “It’s another step forward in world-class cancer care.” Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with more than 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year.… Read More »

American Cancer Society says high health costs cause financial strain for more than 130 million

Emergency room nurse Christine Bauer treats Joshua Lagade of Vista, California, for the flu as his girlfriend Mayra Mora looks on in the emergency room at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California, January 18, 2018. Mike Blake | Reuters The high cost of health care in the U.S. is causing financial hardship for more than… Read More »