Tag Archives: cancer

U.S. Pharmacy Chains Take on Cancer

Most Americans associate pharmacies with prescription drugs, vitamins and other over-the-counter remedies. But over the past few years, pharmacies have increasingly been including cancer care and prevention among their services, signaling a trend that could disrupt health care industry. Forbes reports that Walgreens has announced a first-of-its kind program called Feel More Like You, which… Read More »

With safety data, Bayer could challenge Erleada, Xtandi in prostate cancer: analyst

For years, Johnson & Johnson and the Pfizer-Astellas team have been the only players in their class of prostate-cancer fighters. But Bayer is waiting in the wings, and stellar new safety data could make it a threat. The German drugmaker trumpeted phase 3 data Thursday on its androgen receptor antagonist candidate, darolutamide, showing that the drug… Read More »

Bladder cancer: What to know about BCG treatment

Bacillus Calmette–Guerin is a form of immunotherapy that doctors can use to treat some forms of bladder cancer. Following surgery to remove the cancer, this treatment can help prevent the cancer from returning. In this article, we will discuss what Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) therapy is, when doctors use it, and what to expect during treatment.… Read More »