July 23, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced approval for Zydelig (idelalisib) to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, relapsed follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and relapsed small lymphocytic lymphoma.

July 17, 2014

Women know that dairy, whole grains, fruits and vegetables are keys to a balanced diet – yet many aren't eating them because of the uncomfortable consequences that often occur when they do.

July 7, 2014

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Psi Bands on Monday formed a charitable partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, which provides help to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.

June 30, 2014

AccentHealth on Thursday announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with the American Cancer Society.

May 27, 2014

For the seventh consecutive year, Rite Aid will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour beginning Tuesday.

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 24, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a human papillomavirus DNA test for women 25 years of age and older that can be used to help health care professionals assess the need for a woman to undergo additional testing for cervical cancer.

April 23, 2014

Specialty pharmacy operator Diplomat has access to dispense Arzerra, a cancer treatment with a recently expanded indication, the company noted Tuesday.

April 21, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline and Genmab A/S announced last week that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental biologic license application for the use of Arzerra (ofatumumab) in combination with chlorambucil for the treatment of previously untreated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia for whom fludarabine-based therapy is considered inappropriate.

February 13, 2014

Janssen Biotech announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Imbruvica (ibrutinib) capsules for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who have received at least one prior therapy.

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 20, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved Mekinist (trametinib) in combination with Tafinlar (dabrafenib) to treat patients with advanced melanoma that is unresectable (i.e., cannot be removed by surgery) or metastatic (i.e., late-stage), Onco360 announced last week.

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.

December 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved revisions to the labeling of a leukemia drug made by Ariad Pharmaceuticals that allow the company to resume selling it, the company said.

December 19, 2013

Diplomat has become a distributor of a new cancer drug made by Genentech, Diplomat said Thursday.

November 1, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for leukemia made by Genentech, the agency said Friday.

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 11, 2013

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour, presented by Rite Aid, has wrapped up its sixth cross-country journey, bringing free skin cancer screenings and prevention information to communities across America.

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 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a cancer drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Teva said Tuesday.

September 11, 2013

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

August 28, 2013

McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network on Wednesday announced the appointment of Michael Seiden as chief medical officer, effective Sept, 22.