Tag Archives: Hopes

Boston Red Sox chairman hopes Covid game cancellations will be a ‘rare event’ this MLB season

Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner told CNBC on Thursday he does not expect coronavirus outbreaks to significantly alter the course of the Major League Baseball season. Werner’s comments on “Squawk Box” came on Opening Day, with a full slate of games on the schedule featuring all 30 teams. It marks the start of the… Read More »

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 »

With a Second Health Center, Walmart Hopes to Solidify Itself as a Care Provider

Most people go to Walmart to buy groceries, electronics or other merchandise. But Americans across the country may soon be able to see a primary care doctor at the department store. The country’s largest retailer recently opened a second Walmart Health center in Calhoun, Georgia, and has plans to open more medical care facilities, CNN… Read More »

Breast cancer drug trial raises hopes

A new type of drug that blocks one of cancer’s escape routes from chemotherapy could be used to treat aggressive breast cancers, a study suggests. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, found the drug could boost the response to chemotherapy in cancers that had become resistant in both cells grown in the… Read More »