Tag Archives: Cancer

FDA Approves Jemperli (dostarlimab-gxly) for Women with Recurrent or Advanced dMMR Endometrial Cancer

FDA Approves Jemperli (dostarlimab-gxly) for Women with Recurrent or Advanced dMMR Endometrial Cancer London UK 22 April 2021 — GlaxoSmithKline today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Jemperli (dostarlimab-gxly), a programmed death receptor-1 (PD-1) blocking antibody, based on the company’s Biologics License Application. Jemperli is indicated for the treatment of adult… Read More »

Women with HIV have sixfold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination within a decade, says World Health Organization Women with HIV have a sixfold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020: Nearly 30% of Breast Cancer Patients Gain Weight After Receiving Chemotherapy

Washington, October 25: Nearly 30 per cent patients with breast cancer gained weight after receiving chemotherapy treatment, suggested a study. The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine. Beyond weight gain, chemotherapy is also known to increase the risk of high blood pressure and glucose intolerance, a prediabetes condition. Although this is a familiar… Read More »

Singer Beth Nielsen Chapman on her Music & Recovery from Breast Cancer

Beth Nielsen Chapman is a renowned American singer and songwriter, who has written hits for country and pop music performers. She has been twice nominated for Grammy awatds and has released thirteen solo albums and written seven #1 hits and songs. Recently inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Beth is a breast cancer survivor… Read More »

Inspirational Singer & Breast Cancer Survivor Beverley Craven on Women Fitness

Beverley Craven, a British singer-songwriter is best known for her 1991 UK hit single “Promise Me“ In 2018, Craven was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy and lymph node surgery followed by chemotherapy treatment, resulting in an interruption in her Woman to Woman tour, which was resumed in 2019 after her health… Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb’s Opdivo cuts relapse risk in muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Bristol Myers Squibb’s Opdivo has plenty of competition in its current bladder cancer indication—so it’s hoping to strike out on its own in a new area of the disease. The company revealed Thursday that its PD-1 fighter, against placebo, had lengthened the time muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma patients could remain disease-free after surgery. All patients saw benefit,… Read More »