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February 25, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals for treating tumors of the digestive system, the agency said Monday.

January 25, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Novartis drug for treating leukemia in children.

June 4, 2012

An experimental drug made by Bayer HealthCare extended the length of time that patients with gastrointestinal tumors survived without their disease getting worse, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial released Monday.

March 16, 2012

Pills for treating cancer have created numerous alternatives to spending hours in a clinic or at home receiving chemotherapy infusions, but risks of drug interactions remain, according to a new survey by the research arm of pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions.

February 1, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Novartis that is designed to prevent tumors in the gastrointestinal tract from recurring after surgical removal, the agency said.

December 20, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider The Apothecary Shops is encouraging medication adherence with a cap for pill containers that cues patients with lights and sounds, the company said.

May 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Pfizer drug for treating pancreatic tumors.

May 18, 2011

Cancer drugs are expected to see sharp increases in spending and use by 2013, according to the latest drug trend report by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions.

October 27, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for a blood cancer drug,...

July 18, 2010

Metabolex has entered an agreement to discover and develop Type 2 diabetes drugs with a...

July 15, 2010

Sales and profits grew significantly for Swiss drug maker Novartis, with significant growth across divisions,...

July 11, 2010

A cancer drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical has received priority review from...

June 17, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug as an early treatment for a...

March 11, 2010

Two clinical trials of a Pfizer drug for treating advanced breast cancer have failed, Pfizer...

February 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration will shorten its review time of a Novartis drug under...

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