September 12, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is reorganizing its division for regulating cancer drugs, the agency said Monday.

August 18, 2011

Acai berry, cumin, herbal tea, turmeric and long-term use of garlic may negatively impact chemotherapy treatment, according to a new report released Wednesday that originally was presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago this summer.

August 16, 2011

Kroger banners Ralphs and Food 4 Less have both announced fundraising campaigns to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure affiliates in California.

August 1, 2011

New guidelines that will ensure women receive preventive health services at no additional cost were announced Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services.

July 12, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a cancer treatment in mid-stage development made by German drug maker 4SC, the company said Tuesday.

June 2, 2011

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.

May 23, 2011

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

May 23, 2011

Prince of Peace Enterprises on Monday announced its sponsorship of the 2011 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Global, taking place in Washington, D.C., June 4 at the Capitol Mall in support of its external analgesic Tiger Balm.

May 11, 2011

Genentech is seeking approval for a new drug to treat skin cancer, the company said Wednesday.

April 25, 2011

Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca has made the drug vandetanib available to certain thyroid cancer patients.

April 13, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has given a favorable vote to a drug made by Pfizer for tumors, Pfizer said Tuesday.

April 6, 2011

Breast cancer survivors who experience large weight gain have an increased risk of death after diagnosis, according to research released Tuesday by scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, Calif.

March 25, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for late-stage skin cancer, the agency said Friday.

January 3, 2011

3Rx Skin Therapy has announced the introduction of a new skin care line to help repair and rejuvenate skin damaged by such cancer treatments as chemotherapy and radiation, and other dry skin issues caused by medical conditions.

December 21, 2010

Abbott has made a pact with a biopharmaceutical company to develop new cancer treatments by making small-molecule inhibitors.

December 16, 2010

A subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals has entered a licensing agreement with a subsidiary of Hungarian drug maker Richter to develop and market a drug for uterine fibroids, the two companies said Thursday.

December 9, 2010

Despite recommendations, half of women ages 40 years and older do not get annual mammograms, according to a new study by pharmacy benefit manager Medco.

December 8, 2010

Chemotherapy drugs made by Johnson & Johnson and Merck will become the standard second-line treatment for ovarian cancer within the decade, replacing a treatment made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and generic versions, according to a new report by market research firm Decision Resources.

November 21, 2010

An intensive cancer patient management program by Walgreens’ specialty pharmacy professionals could save health plan...

November 14, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for breast cancer, the agency...

October 31, 2010

In a big boost to its growing specialty pharmacy operation, drug-distribution and health services giant...

October 13, 2010

Prince of Peace Enterprises on Thursday announced its sponsorship of the 15th annual Susan G....

September 28, 2010

While biosimilars promise to provide therapies for a wide range of diseases, their biggest fans...

September 22, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted AstraZeneca’s regulatory application for an investigational cancer drug,...