The FDA ordered manufacturers to pull all remaining Zantac (ranitidine) heartburn pills off store shelves due to unacceptable levels of a cancer-causing impurity.
NovoCure, a British oncology company specializing in state-of-the-art cancer therapies, has announced approval of its NovoTTF-100L, a non-invasive treatment for mesothelioma, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday.
A San Diego-based pharmaceutical manufacturer announced on Friday that it was recalling 8 lots of Irbesartan blood pressure medication after tests confirmed that it contained trace amounts of a cancer-causing material.
Teva Pharmaceuticals is recalling a pair of drugs used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in a growing saga related to prescription medicines contaminated with a substance that has been linked to cancer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the recall of a 3rd hypertension medication over concerns it may be contaminated with a substance that has been linked to an increased risk for the Big C.
Silicone breast implants with a textured shell are associated with a 400-fold increased risk of a rare cancer compared to smooth silicone breast implants, according to a study in JAMA Oncology.
A judge in Missouri has upheld a $110 million jury verdict in favor of a woman who was diagnosed with cancer after using baby powder, after finding that Johnson & Johnson had a substantial link to Missouri.
A biologic mechanism in yeast cells may prove key to understanding the relationship between sugar and cancerous tumors, a new study out of Belgium has found.
After 4 children in Waycross, Georgia, were diagnosed with sarcoma cancers within a 2-month period in 2015, people wanted to know if the cancers were caused by decades of toxic pollution in the environment.