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August 17, 2010

Proceeds from Jaclyn Smith clothing sold at Kmart will go toward breast cancer research as...

August 11, 2010

An investigational biotech drug didn’t significantly improve patients’ survival, according to results of a late-stage...

July 21, 2010

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has recommended that Millennium...

July 20, 2010

During what has become a familiar summer tradition that reaches millions of Safeway customers each...

July 13, 2010

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

June 21, 2010

Cases of the potentially deadly skin cancer melanoma are expected to almost double before the...

NEW YORK Cases of the potentially deadly skin cancer melanoma are expected to almost double before the end of the decade, according to a new report by research firm Datamonitor.

 

Research by the company indicated that cases of melanoma could go from the 138,000 new cases expected this year to 227,000 by 2019.

 

 

June 20, 2010

The Center for Genetics and Society recently praised the Food and Drug Administration's decision to...

June 16, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for advanced prostate cancer, the...

June 15, 2010

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

June 15, 2010

Stater Bros. is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for three weeks in June...

June 13, 2010

A drug made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals failed to extend overall survival...

June 13, 2010

Women with Type 2 diabetes may be more likely to develop certain cancers, a new...

June 6, 2010

An investigational drug for skin cancer that had spread to other parts of the body...

May 19, 2010

A retailer in the United Kingdom said Thursday it would become the first to sell...

May 18, 2010

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

May 16, 2010

The cancer drug arm of Eli Lilly plans to show data from more than 50...

May 5, 2010

John Musil, founder and CEO of The Apothecary Shops, a specialty pharmacy provider operating in...

May 2, 2010

Drug maker BioSante Pharmaceuticals has restarted a development program for a prostate cancer vaccine, the...

May 2, 2010

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found a link between colorectal cancer and diabetes...

NEW ORLEANS Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found a link between colorectal cancer and diabetes in older women.

The findings, which are being presented at the American Gastroenterological Association's annual meeting, Digestive Disease Week 2010, examined data from 37,695 participants of the Iowa Women’s Health Study, which enrolled women ages 55 to 69 years in 1986 and remains ongoing. Of these women, 2,361 reported a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and 1,200 developed colorectal cancer.

April 18, 2010

Vitamins and calcium supplements appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to findings...

WASHINGTON Vitamins and calcium supplements appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 101st Annual Meeting 2010, the association announced Sunday.

"It is not an immediate effect. You don't take a vitamin today and your breast cancer risk is reduced tomorrow," stated Jaime Matta, professor in the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. "However, we did see a long-term effect in terms of breast cancer reduction."

March 25, 2010

An experimental vaccine against an abnormal protein found in some tumors has the potential to...

March 14, 2010

Kinney Drugs has put together an educational program to teach uninsured patients how to get...

March 11, 2010

A late-stage clinical trial of a Genentech drug for men with late-stage prostate cancer has...

March 2, 2010

Commonly used therapies for the treatment of diabetes may increase a patient's risk of cancer,...

February 24, 2010

A late-stage clinical trial of a drug by Genentech indicates that combining it with chemotherapy...