Tag Archives: cancer

Expensive Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD.O) and Novartis AG (NOVN.S), new data shows, helping explain why sales of the two products have not met rosy expectations. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. logo is seen outside… Read More »

Mother, 35, was diagnosed with breast cancer six months after doctors a lump as a blocked milk duct 

Mother, 35, reveals she was diagnosed with breast cancer six months after doctors dismissed the lump on her chest as a blocked milk duct Gemma Corby noticed a lump while feeding her newborn daughter Ayla When the lump kept growing, Miss Corby saw a gynaecologist  Was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in… Read More »

Researchers unlock clues to improving cancer treatment

A research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Telethon Kids Institute and 13 health research organisations has identified key differences between cancers that respond to immunotherapy and those that do not. The breakthrough, which has the potential to improve cancer treatment, is published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Immunotherapy treatment… Read More »