Tag Archives: Cancer

NHS bosses look to overhaul cancer screening

Cancer screening programmes are to be reviewed following high-profile mistakes that have put thousands of patients in England at risk. NHS England has asked former government cancer tsar Sir Mike Richards to look at what changes are needed. Three national schemes cover breast, cervical and bowel cancers. On Wednesday, it emerged letters about the cervical… Read More »

Roche's Tecentriq blazes toward first-in-class breast cancer nod with FDA 'priority' tag

Roche’s Tecentriq is on its way to becoming the first immuno-oncology drug with an approval in triple negative breast cancer, and that path just got shorter. On Tuesday, the FDA bestowed its priority review designation on the drug in the tough-to-treat cancer type as part of a regimen containing Celgene chemo med Abraxane. Specifically, Roche… Read More »