Category «Cancer»

FDA approves first treatment Bavencio (avelumab)for rare form of skin cancer

It’s only fair to share…   Read at……https://www.pfizer.com/files/news/asco/Merck-PfizerAlliance_AvelumabFactSheet_19May2015US.pdf FDA approves first treatment for rare form of skin cancer 03/23/2017 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), including those who have not …

FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for advanced ovarian cancer , Rubraca(rucaparib)

It’s only fair to share… The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Rubraca (rucaparib) to treat women with a certain type of ovarian cancer. Rubraca is approved for women with advanced ovarian cancer who have been treated with two or more chemotherapies and whose tumors have a specific gene mutation (deleterious …

Consumption of a bioactive compound from Neem plant could significantly suppress development of prostate cancer

It’s only fair to share… (From left to right) Principal Investigator Associate Professor Gautam Sethi and NUS PhD candidate Ms Zhang Jingwen from the Department of Pharmacology at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine led a research which found that a bioactive compound from the neem plant could significantly suppress development of prostate …