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FDA Approves Balversa (erdafitinib) for the Treatment of Metastatic Bladder Cancer

FDA Approves Balversa (erdafitinib) for the Treatment of Metastatic Bladder Cancer Print this page April 12, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Balversa (erdafitinib), a treatment for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer that has a type of susceptible genetic alteration known as FGFR3 or… Read More »

FDA Approves Ibrance (palbociclib) for the Treatment of Men with HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

Print this page April 4, 2019 — Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indications for Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant to include men with hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-)… Read More »

Scientists discover two enzymes linked to pancreatic cancer – paving way to more precise treatment 

Hope for pancreatic cancer sufferers like Alex Trebek: Scientists discover how to predict who has better odds of surviving the hard-to-treat disease – paving the way to new treatments Enzyme PKC suppresses tumor growth while another enzyme, PHLPP1, regulates its activity  When the tumor suppressant switch is turned ‘on’, the other enzyme makes sure it’s… Read More »