06/06/2011 - 11:46am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a dozen new generic versions of a drug used to treat breast cancer, the agency said Monday.

06/06/2011 - 10:58am

Cancer patients taking a drug made by Eli Lilly extended the amount of time they survived without their disease worsening, according to results of a study announced Sunday.

06/03/2011 - 10:04am

CVS Caremark is enhancing its hepatitis C patient support program following the recent Food and Drug Administration approval of two new add-on therapies for hepatitis C, the company announced on Friday.

06/02/2011 - 1:18pm

A class of drugs commonly used to control blood pressure does not increase patients’ risk of developing cancer, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

06/02/2011 - 11:26am

Legislation recently introduced in the Senate aims to address the issue of drug shortages.

06/02/2011 - 11:17am

Bristol-Myers Squibb will collaborate with Roche to investigate the use of a combination of the companies’ drugs in patients with a deadly form of skin cancer.

06/01/2011 - 10:17am

The Food and Drug Administration has given orphan drug designation to an investigational treatment for multiple myeloma, a blood cell cancer, that soon will enter mid-stage development.

05/31/2011 - 10:39am

In a major win for its pharmacy benefit management business, CVS Caremark will handle the $3 billion mail-order and specialty prescription drug benefit for the Federal Employee Program starting January 2012, which, for the last three years, had been handled by rival Medco Health Solutions.

05/31/2011 - 9:03am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an injectable gel for fecal incontinence, the agency said.