Tag Archives: Cancer

FDA uncovers data manipulation at Immunomedics plant making cancer drug

Immunomedics received an FDA complete response letter last month tied to manufacturing concerns about its breast cancer antibody-drug conjugate. When pressed by analysts, company executives dodged questions of whether it stemmed from a preapproval inspection of its plant last year. Now the FDA has released the Form 483 from the inspection showing big issues with data… 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 »

Cancer researchers come to Harvard to share findings, launch center for early detection

Amid alarming projections that global cancer rates will skyrocket, researchers from around the country gathered at Harvard on Monday to share their latest findings and to launch a center whose aim is to boost early detection and prevention. By 2040, deaths due to cancer are expected to rise 60 percent in the U.S., 79 percent… Read More »