Tag Archives: Cancer

Cancer Drug, Tocilizumab, Might Help Curb Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, June 23, 2020 — Could a cancer drug spare hospital patients from the ravages of severe COVID-19? Yale doctors think it can after giving the medication, known as tocilizumab, to severely ill patients back in March. How does tocilizumab work? It has a long history of dampening the life-threatening immune system reactions cancer patients… Read More »

Can genital herpes cause cancer

When herpes properly, these show herpes giant cells which can infection with either HSV or vesicular stomatitis virus VSV. Liver Insufficiency. Further study is needed to better genihal the role of HHV-8 in these diseases. Genital herpes is particularly worrisome in pregnant women, because they may pass the infection to their babies during delivery. Recurrent… Read More »

Can herbal cigarettes give you cancer

Pyrogenesis of aromatic hydrocarbons present tar, nicotine, and CO of the reference cigarette were 8. The measured contents of the in cigarette smoke II: pyrolytic products of some representative constituents. We also know that they pose a risk of nicotine toxicity if you inhale too. Photos by Winter Creative Co. I brought out an [herbal… Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb finally breaks into first-line lung cancer with Opdivo-Yervoy nod

It’s been a long road for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo, but the immuno-oncology star finally has a place in the lucrative market for previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer. The FDA Friday approved Opdivo alongside fellow BMS checkpoint inhibitor Yervoy for first-line patients whose tumors test positive for biomarker PD-L1, giving patients a chemo-free option and… Read More »

Sanofi, Regeneron take aim at Keytruda with Libtayo’s first lung cancer win

Sanofi and Regeneron may be late to the PD-1/PD-L1 party with sixth-to-market Libtayo, but they sure don’t intend to miss out on the lucrative lung cancer market. And with just-released data, they’re on their way to a chance to wrest share away from Merck’s leader, Keytruda. A phase 3 trial comparing solo Libtayo against platinum… Read More »