FDA approves first targeted leukemia drug for certain patients, plus 2 moreLate last week, FDA approved a new drug to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the first treatment for Batten disease, and expanded the use of a current drug to treat liver cancer.
Oncologists not prescribing expensive cancer drugsIn the latest controversy over the high cost of certain prescription medications, a recent Reuters article said that more oncologists won’t prescribe expensive drugs.
Cancer drug: Are the high benefits worth the high risks?Patients with previously-treated metastic colorectal cancer (mCRC) taking regorafenib (Stivarga) experienced progression-free survival of 2.7 months, according to new data presented at the recent ESMO 17th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2015 in Barcelona.