More Stage I Cancers Diagnosed After ACAMay 19th 2017
More Stage I cancers were diagnosed after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, within five screenable disease types: colorectal cancer, female breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer).
Niraparib Granted FDA Approval for Ovarian CancerMarch 27th 2017
The FDA has granted approval for the PARP inhibitor niraparib for maintenance treatment of patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who are in complete or partial repsponse to platinum-based chemotherapy.
Trial Examines Triplet Regimen in Ovarian CancerFebruary 14th 2017
In a current phase II/III clinical trial for patients with advanced, recurrent, platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, the novel agent fasbretablin tromethamine is combined with bevacizumab (Avastin) and either paclitaxel or pegylated liposomal doxorubicin.
Program Opens to Expand Patient Access to Niraparib for Ovarian CancerJanuary 19th 2017
TESARO, manufacturer of the PARP inhibitor niraparib has opened an expaned access program (EAP) for women with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer after complete or partial response to platinum-based chemotherapy.