This Treatment Could Keep Breast Cancer Away
The treatment of one type of breast cancer may be getting a makeover — and it might keep cancer from coming back.
Rx Combo Delivers Fatal Blow to Rare Thyroid Cancer
The most common types of thyroid cancer are fairly easy to live with. Anaplastic thyroid cancer ( ATC ) isn’t one of them, though. Early research shows a combination of anti-cancer meds may be beneficial.
FDA Approves First Drug-Eluting Stent to Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent ( Zilver PTX Stent), the first drug-eluting stent indicated to re-open a particular artery in the thigh ( femoropopliteal artery) when narrowed or blocked as a result of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Newer, More Expensive Drugs Not Better
After the long process of designing, developing and testing new drugs, these meds are usually far more expensive than the older medications on the market. Are they better? Not always.