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Beta Bionics iLet Bionic Pancreas System Gets FDA Breakthrough Designation

Beta Bionics, a firm based in Boston, MA, won Breakthrough Device designation from the FDA for its iLet Bionic Pancreas System, a wearable designed to automatically control blood-sugar levels. Unlike traditional insulin pumps, the iLet doesn’t need any input from the patient about their dietary intake, insulin delivery rates, nor are bolus doses needed to… Read More »

SABCS: Pfizer’s Ibrance backs up benefit in HER2-negative breast cancer with real-world data

SAN ANTONIO––In chasing down rare cancers, Pfizer has turned to real-world evidence as a tool to study hard-to-treat and minuscule populations. The drugmaker’s Ibrance, which previously notched a breast cancer approval in men based largely on non-clinical data, is now touting more real-world data to support its case. In a real-world study presented Wednesday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, women with… Read More »