July 3, 2014

Roche on Wednesday announced that Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Seragon Pharmaceuticals, a privately held biotechnology company based in San Diego. 

June 13, 2014

New approaches to treating cancer are creating big growth opportunities for the pharmaceutical industry, Moody's Investors Service stated in a report released Thursday titled "Cancer Breakthroughs Bring New Options for Patients and Revenue Streams to Big Pharma."

May 16, 2014

Pfizer announced plans to submit a new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration for palbociclib, which is used for the first-line systemic treatment of post-menopausal women with advanced or metastatic breast cancer.

May 14, 2014

Tiger Balm U.S. on Wednesday announced its third year as a premier sponsor of the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Chicago.

May 7, 2014

The pace of annual global spending on oncology medicines — which is approaching the $100 billion threshold — has moderated over the past five years, even as a surge in innovative and targeted therapies has brought new therapeutic options to the growing number of patients being treated for cancer and as survival rates for most tumor types continue to increase, according to a new report released Tuesday by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.

April 1, 2014

A derivative of vitamin A, known as retinoic acid, found abundantly in sweet potato and carrots, helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells, according to research published this month in the International Journal of Oncology.

March 11, 2014

According to recently released research, breast cancer patients were twice as likely to survive the disease if they had high levels of vitamin D in their blood.

March 3, 2014

Bartell Drugs is celebrating healthy and beautiful living during its Spring Health & Beauty Event, being held now at Bartell locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

February 3, 2014

Mylan on Monday announced that its subsidiary has launched the world's first trastuzumab biosimilar in India, which will be marketed by Mylan as Hertraz.

January 28, 2014

Hygenic/Performance Health, maker of Perform Pain Reliever, on Tuesday announced that the company had increased in-store activity with an Instant Redeemable Coupon program in support of Pink-Link Breast Cancer Support Network, an online support resource for women affected by breast cancer.

January 15, 2014

Drug maker AbbVie has started a late-stage clinical trial of an experimental drug for treating triple-negative breast cancer, the company said Wednesday.

January 6, 2014

Living Essentials announced a donation of $344,269.20 to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national nonprofit education and support organization serving women and families affected by breast cancer.

October 28, 2013

Walgreens is collecting donations for breast cancer treatment through a partnership with Susan G. Komen to mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place this month.

October 3, 2013

Sam’s Club maintains its emphasis on health care this month with a health event tied in with breast cancer awareness.

September 30, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating early-stage breast cancer before surgery, the agency said Monday.

September 24, 2013

Kroger on Tuesday announced it has committed $3 million in donations for local breast cancer initiatives across the country to support National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.

September 19, 2013

Bi-Lo stores on Thursday joined the fight against the estimated 232,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed this year with the launch of Bi-Lo’s Community Donation Program benefitting Susan G. Komen in all of its stores.

September 11, 2013

Shopko will use proceeds from sales of some women's clothing to support breast cancer research, the mass merchandiser said.

September 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Celgene for treating patients with pancreatic cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, the agency said Friday.

August 26, 2013

A new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics indicates that it is safe for women to take the medications and vaccinations they need while breast-feeding.

August 21, 2013

Newhall Laboratories has announced that its Soft & Dri brand is partnering with Play for P.I.N.K., a nonprofit organization that raises funds for breast cancer research.

August 12, 2013

The goal of the partnership is to raise awareness about the oral complications that often occur during cancer treatments, and to provide patients with the necessary knowledge and resources to manage these side effects, which can compromise health and quality of life.

July 31, 2013

Breast-feeding rates have continued to rise over the past decade, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

July 12, 2013

More than $8.5 million raised by customers from Walgreens will help pay for treatment support and screenings for breast cancer patients in communities across the country the Susan G. Komen Foundation announced Thursday.