September 27, 2011

A drug made by Eli Lilly prevented the most common form of lung cancer from progressing in elderly patients when added to chemotherapy, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

August 29, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new cancer drug made by Pfizer, the drug maker said.

August 8, 2011

An investigational treatment made by Roche for asthma increased lung function in patients who could not adequately control their disease with inhaled corticosteroids, according to results of a mid-stage clinical trial.

May 17, 2011

An investigational drug made by InterMune improved breathing in patients with a rare and fatal lung disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial published online in The Lancet last week.

March 17, 2011

Between 1965 and 2007, the number of people with a pack-a-day habit significantly declined, as did the number of people who smoked 10 or more cigarettes a day, according to a study in the March 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

March 11, 2011

While failing to improve overall survival, an investigational treatment for non-small cell lung cancer made by Sanofi-Aventis and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals did keep the disease from worsening and, overall, caused patients to respond to treatment, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

February 9, 2011

Women with ovarian cancer who received a drug made by Genentech lived longer without their disease becoming worse, according to a late-stage clinical trial.

February 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic cancer drug from Hospira.

December 9, 2010

An investigational treatment for lung cancer made by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals extended patients’ survival by more than four months, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Thursday.

September 14, 2010

A new study released Wednesday by the American Lung Association, and conducted by researchers at...

June 15, 2010

Drug maker OXiGENE has finished enrolling patients for a mid-stage clinical trial of a lung...

June 13, 2010

A drug made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals failed to extend overall survival...

May 20, 2010

Data from a late-stage clinical trial of an investigational drug by Boehringer Ingelheim could show...

May 19, 2010

A retailer in the United Kingdom said Thursday it would become the first to sell...

March 11, 2010

A late-stage clinical trial of a Genentech drug for men with late-stage prostate cancer has...

March 11, 2010

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

January 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has extended its review period for a lung cancer drug...

January 12, 2010

Researchers in Arizona have found a way to predict which patients might be resistant to...

November 22, 2009

For all the good that associations like the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Natural...