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Roche: Tecentriq cocktail slows kidney cancer progression

Combining Roche's Tecentriq immunotherapy with its older drug Avastin reduced the risk of disease worsening or death (PFS) for the initial treatment of advance

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Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in

Merck & Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, could solidify its lead by play

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Hospital operators in merger talks to form U.S. industry leader: WSJ

Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about a merger between the two Catholic non-profits that would create the largest U.S. hospital

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Hospital operators in merger talks to create U.S. industry leader: WSJ

Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in discussions about a merger that would create the largest hospital chain in the United States, the Wall

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Exclusive: Philippines defied experts' advice in pursuing dengue immun

As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation's then health secretary Janette

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France orders international recall of Lactalis baby formula

France has ordered banned the sale and ordered a recall of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis after the disco

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Gilead's new drug keeps 56 percent of lymphoma trial patients alive

More than half of trial patients with an advanced, aggressive form of blood cancer lived for at least a year after one-time treatment with Yescarta, a novel th

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'Unheard of' responses to bluebird CAR-T therapy seen in myeloma study

More than half of patients with advanced multiple myeloma who had run out of therapeutic options remained in complete remission after receiving bluebird bio In

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Novartis CAR-T therapy leads to durable response in lymphoma study

Patients with an advanced form of an aggressive blood cancer who had initially responded to Novartis' new type of gene-modifying immunotherapy continued to res

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Roche lymphoma drug drives high remission rate, longer survival: study

An experimental Roche Holding AG drug, added to standard therapy, led to a far higher rate of remission and helped patients with an advanced, aggressive blood

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Drug industry group sues to stop California drug price law

The trade group representing U.S. drugmakers on Friday said it has a filed a lawsuit to stop California from implementing a law aimed at reining in prescriptio

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U.S. House committee 'may reconsider' WHO cancer agency funds

U.S. congressional committee members warned on Friday that Washington's funding of the World Health Organization's cancer research agency could be halted unles

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