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Breast Cancer Drug

This Old Breast Cancer Drug Could One Day Cure Superbug Infections

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living

The "superbug" MRSA has long been the scourge of hospitals. The second-leading cause of infections acquired during a stay, it can result in dangerous ...

Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Succeeds In Trial

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's experimental breast cancer drug significantly improved patient survival rates in a mid-stage trial without their cond...

Data Supports Fast Approval For Breast Cancer Drug, FDA Reviewers Say

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Trial data on Swiss drugmaker Roche's breast cancer treatment Perjeta supported a faster approval of the drug for use in early ...

Breast Cancer Drug Extends Overall Survival, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living

ZURICH, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Swiss pharma group Roche's drug Perjeta significantly extended the lives of women with an aggressive and incurable form o...

Drug Delays Progression Of Most Common Form Of Breast Cancer

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ransdell Pierson Dec 5 (Reuters) - An experimental drug showed impressive effectiveness and safety in a mid-stage trial against a c...

FDA Approves Novartis Drug Afinitor For Breast Cancer

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living

July 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has approved Novartis AG's drug Afinitor to treat women with a certain t...

Novel Drug Shows Promise in Her2+ Form of Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

A new drug called T-DM1 appears to be relatively effective and safe for women with metastatic, Her2+ breast cancer, in itself and as compared to the standard XL regimen.

Science Has the Answer -- Depending on the Question

Michael D. Fayer | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics
Michael D. Fayer

In making her decision on Plan B, Kathleen Sebelius did not say that the FDA's science was wrong or that she had her own experts who disagreed with the FDA. She was making a policy decision, not a scientific decision.

UPDATE: FDA Votes Down Avastin For Breast Cancer

Posted 08.28.2011 | Healthy Living

UPDATE: A Food and Drug Administration panel voted today to revoke Avastin's approval for treatment of breast cancer. The panel voted 6-0 to r...

Hope For Millions Of Women As Scientists Unlock Secrets Of Most Widely-Used Breast Cancer Drug

Daily Mail | Fiona Macrae | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have unlocked the secrets of the most widely-used breast cancer drug in a breakthrough that could save thousands of lives. Understanding h...