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,...

September 21, 2010

Procter & Gamble will sell limited-edition "pink" products at Target and will distribute a special...

September 16, 2010

Boehringer Ingelheim has started a late-stage clinical trial of a drug for treating breast cancer,...

July 19, 2010

Specialty pharmacy provider BioScrip and drug maker Access Pharmaceuticals have signed a distribution agreement for...

July 13, 2010

Treatments for liver cancer could emerge from a new research partnership between the world’s largest...

July 5, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a preventive treatment made by Strativa Pharmaceuticals for...

June 15, 2010

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

May 18, 2010

Amgen has submitted a regulatory approval application to the Food and Drug Administration for a...

May 17, 2010

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday announced a joint agreement with Southwest Oncology Network to create...