Tag Archives: Breast

Pfizer’s Ibrance kisses early breast cancer hopes goodbye with second study failure

After Pfizer’s Ibrance failed a crucial study in HR-positive, HR-negative postsurgery breast cancer patients, the company clung to hope that it could still show a benefit in a high-risk subset of those patients. But new data have officially snuffed out those hopes. There’s “no saving adjuvant for Ibrance,” SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges wrote in… Read More »

Best products to buy to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020

The 1st of October marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month and there’s loads of brands throwing their support behind raising awareness, helping out charities, as well as donating all important funding for research. Every 10 minutes in the UK, another woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. With this knowledge, it’s vital that we… Read More »

Breast cancer: One-dose radiotherapy ‘as effective as full course’

A single targeted dose of radiotherapy could be as effective at treating breast cancer as a full course, a long-term study suggests. Researchers said people who received the shorter treatment were also less likely to die of other cancers and heart disease in the following five years. But cancer specialists have raised concerns about the… Read More »

Lunit’s AI solution for breast cancer detection gets CE certification

Lunit, a medical AI company specializing in developing AI solutions for radiology and oncology, announced that its AI solution for breast cancer, Lunit INSIGHT MMG, has been CE certified. The medical software, which was certified on 26 May, is now commercially available across the European Economic Area.  Lunit INSIGHT MMG was first introduced at the… Read More »

FDA Approves Trodelvy (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for Previously-Treated Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

FDA Approves Trodelvy (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for Previously-Treated Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer Print this page Morris Plains, N.J., April 22, 2020 — Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) (“Immunomedics” or the “Company”), a leading biopharmaceutical company in the area of antibody-drug conjugates (ADC), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Trodelvy™ (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for the treatment… Read More »

Breast Milk May Help Shield Infants From Dangerous Viruses

MONDAY, April 20, 2020 — New mothers have long been told that breast milk is best for their baby, and now there’s more evidence that breastfeeding helps protect babies against potentially harmful viruses. With the coronavirus pandemic on everyone’s mind, the new research is especially timely. However, the report did not look specifically at the… Read More »