Tag Archives: cancer

Data favor Merck, Eisai’s Keytruda-Lenvima as the winner in kidney cancer, but window still open for Bristol Myers: analyst

The immuno-oncology data showdown between team Merck and team Bristol Myers Squibb in kidney cancer appears to have a winner in the eyes of at least one analyst. But that doesn’t mean the other party has lost the fight. After last week’s American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, Merck and Eisai’s Keytruda-Lenvima combo is the “clear… Read More »

Breakthrough cancer drugs added to PBS

The cost of cancer treatments can be just as hard a hit as the diagnosis itself, with some cancer drugs costing hundreds of thousands of dollars. Thousands of new and renewed drugs are listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to give Australians access to affordable medicines. RARE BLOOD CANCER DRUG ADDED A life-saving cancer… Read More »

Ohio Dad Runs His First Marathon Around a Hospital to Honor His Son With Cancer

Courtesy of Akron Children’s Hospital Crossing the finish line of your first marathon is a major moment for any runner. But for 33-year-old Kolt Codner, the significance of completing 26.2 miles went beyond himself. Codner ran a marathon to honor Andrew, his four-year-old son who was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. In the process,… Read More »