Tag Archives: Breast

Pfizer’s Ibrance kisses early breast cancer hopes goodbye with second study failure

After Pfizer’s Ibrance failed a crucial study in HR-positive, HR-negative postsurgery breast cancer patients, the company clung to hope that it could still show a benefit in a high-risk subset of those patients. But new data have officially snuffed out those hopes. There’s “no saving adjuvant for Ibrance,” SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges wrote in… Read More »

Drug-therapy combo cuts breast cancer recurrence risk by 25%, Eli Lilly announces

Eli Lilly and Company on Sunday announced positive results in the fight against breast cancer. A drug called Verzenio, also known as abemaciclib, in combination with adjuvant endocrine therapy, was said to “significantly” reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence by 25% for those with a common subtype of breast cancer. The combo treatment also lowered the risk… Read More »

FDA Approves Phesgo (pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and hyaluronidase-zzxf) for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

FDA Approves Phesgo (pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and hyaluronidase-zzxf) for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Print this page South San Francisco, CA — June 29, 2020 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Phesgo, a fixed-dose combination (FDC) of Perjeta® (pertuzumab)… Read More »

Can yoga reduce breast size

Wall press is a good exercise to begin with, not just for the beginners, but for those practitioners at all levels. However, this is a difficult yoga exercise, and you must do this only in the presence of a yoga teacher or professional instructor. Does Ustrasana yoga reduce breast size? Having Frequent Headaches? The Half… Read More »

FDA Approves Tukysa (tucatinib) for People with Advanced Unresectable or Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

FDA Approves Tukysa (tucatinib) for People with Advanced Unresectable or Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Print this page BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE) April 17, 2020 — Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval to Tukysa™ (tucatinib) tablets in combination with trastuzumab and capecitabine for adult patients with advanced unresectable… Read More »

Smart breast clips: A new and personalized approach to breast cancer treatment

by Nina Welding Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in American women, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, according to the American Cancer Society. It claimed the lives of more than 41,000 women in the United States in 2019, and changed the lives of 3.5 million breast cancer survivors. At… Read More »