Precision Oncology News
Precision Oncology News
Through Wamberg Genomic Advisors, SCOR life insurance policyholders can access genetic testing to better understand their own cancer risk and therapy options.
With an $11.8 million award, MCGI hopes to expand patient access to experimental precision oncology treatments and develop new tools for oncologists in Maine.
The drugmaker has partnered with Inspire and others to find study participants who have a genetic resilience to lung cancer.
Vaccines need to work for everyone. It's not a controversial idea, but it has proven historically difficult to achieve because of a lack of diversity in clinical research. As clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments enroll this fall, some organizations have upped their efforts to ensure all populations are represented in those trials.
The drug pricing conversation never stops, but that doesn't mean there will be action behind those words. Although pharmaceutical companies are more in the spotlight than ever due to COVID-19 and many policymakers are calling for affordable prices for coronavirus drugs and vaccines, the odds of seeing moves to regulate drug prices are slim.
After a rare few months of positive press owing to their work on coronavirus treatments, pharma companies are nearing a fork in the road. On the left, there's the windfall and prestige that will come with a first-to-market vaccine. On the right, there's the furor that will ensue should these drugs be priced at a level perceived to be excessive.
The coronavirus outbreak has sparked more virtual experiences, from video conference happy hours to online concerts. The move to online experiences has also been reflected in medicine, but the uptake is a bit more complex.
Pharma companies are making tough decisions as the coronavirus pandemic becomes the sole focus for nearly every major drugmaker and government regulator.
Pharma companies are rushing to be the first to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. No sooner did they begin than officials and the public began wondering, "how will we pay for these treatments?"
Until the Food and Drug Administration decides how to regulate the cannabis-derived compound, most CBD added to coffee or put into creams is not permitted. Meanwhile, the brands making the products are caught in the middle.
The ruling is in. After months of speculation, the Trump administration will require pharma companies to include the list price of a drug in direct-to-consumer TV ads — and sooner than most experts believed.
Health insurers and their customers have the biggest stake in the future of the Affordable Care Act, but the effects of the Supreme Court once again weighing in on the law could reverberate across the entire healthcare industry, including pharma.
MM&M presents its first annotated guide to the most essential DTC regulations and requirements.
A doctor who had been paid speaking and consulting fees by opioid manufacturers testified on Wednesday.
MM&M examines two behavioral marketing campaigns that go beyond outlining a series of preventative actions and into the realm of addressing ingrained habits and biases.
Q1 earnings from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, AbbVie and Novartis showed strong growth by oncology drugs.
A former Navicor employee is suing the agency and its leaders, saying it has a Mad Men-like atmosphere of sexual harassment and discrimination against women.
Robots have infiltrated the news and are automating the journalistic process, but it's not quite time to start planning a human revolution just yet. In a time of shrinking editorial staffs and an increasing amount of things to cover, newsrooms have turned to artificial intelligence and robo-journalists to shoulder some of the burden.
Screaming protests, political attacks, and occasional violence. There is perhaps no other organization as politically embattled as Planned Parenthood...
With Amazon, JPMorgan, and Berkshire Hathaway knocking on the healthcare door, communicators must broaden their scope.
A non-confrontational person by nature who works for one of the boldest, most aggressive advocacy organizations in the world, Tracy Reiman has dedicated her life to animal rights. "I don't like confrontation personally," Reiman says, "which is funny because I've made a career out of being confrontational.
A combination of climate-driven sea level rise and stronger tropical cyclones is putting New York City at risk for more and higher floods like those seen during Hurricane Sandy, a group of researchers has found.
Radiocarbon dating has been helping put the planet's history in the right order since it was first invented in the 1940s, giving scientists a key way to determine the age of artifacts like the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Shroud of Turin.
The swollen rivers only dropped back to normal water levels last week, but flood-weary Charleston, S.C. is already seeing water in the streets again. This time it's not a 1,000-year deluge from the sky, it's high tide. The so-called "king tides" are a natural occurrence.
Shark Week, the annual television extravaganza featuring the most terrifying and toothiest fish in the sea, will wind down over the weekend. But even though sharks may disappear from the collective consciousness for another year, that doesn't mean they'll cease to exist. Like many species, sharks face a looming threat: a changing climate.
Beaches are facing off against a changing climate, and they're losing ground. Literally. Waves, currents, storms and people all move the sand that make beaches, well, beaches. But a combination of rising sea levels, stronger coastal storms and coastal development means that sandy shorelines are increasingly disappearing, leaving the millions who live there facing major challenges in a warming world.
The ocean may be seriously stressed out by climate change, but instead of throwing in the beach towel, some conservationists are taking action to protect it. Today, only 2 percent of the ocean is protected in reserves, parks, sanctuaries or no-fishing zones compared to 15 percent of the world's land mass.