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.
Health officials in Australia reported 56 cases of Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) in woman with breast implants, including 3 deaths since 2007.