Tag Archives: Cancer

FDA Approves Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the Treatment of Metastatic Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 18, 2019 Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, as monotherapy for the treatment of patients with metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC) with disease progression on or after… Read More »

Anti Cancer Properties of Plant Flavonoid Luteolin

Luteolin is a flavonoid which is found in abundance in celery and in lesser amounts in other vegetables and fruits. The flavonoid has been revealed in a laboratory environment of having anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties but outcomes from epidemiological research have been less positive.[1] Research now reveals that luteolin has the ability to restrict… Read More »

J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters A California jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of a plaintiff who blamed her cancer on talcum-based products made by Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive. Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $ 4.8 million in damages from… Read More »