Tag Archives: Cancer

Cancer warning: Five signs of deadly cancer in your poo – does your stool look like this?

Cancer is a deadly condition that’s caused by cells growing and reproducing uncontrollably in the body, according to the NHS. Left untreated, the cancerous cells can attack other, healthy cells in the body, including vital organs. More than one in three people will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime, and there are more… Read More »

J&J wary of shutdown's impact on new cancer, depression medicines

Johnson & Johnson is optimistic that the “breakthrough” designation granted to two new medications, one for depression and the other for bladder cancer, will help it avoid delays in regulatory approval during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The Food and Drug Administration, one of the agencies affected by the partial closing after President… Read More »

Lilly price break reverses NICE’s 'No' ruling on breast cancer drug Verzenio

Last October, England’s drug-cost watchdogs dealt Eli Lilly a blow when they decreed that the company’s CDK 4/6 inhibitor to treat breast cancer, Verzenio, wasn’t cost-effective. So Lilly dished up a new price break—and now the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is on board. The problem, initially, was that Lilly couldn’t provide evidence that Verzenio… Read More »