Tag Archives: Cancer

Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer, study suggests

According to researchers at Marshall University, a maternal diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids protects from breast cancer development in offspring. In a new study recently published by Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, researchers noted a significant difference in mice from mothers that were fed a diet rich in canola oil, compared with mothers… Read More »

Localized Prostate Cancer Therapy: Interview with Shyam Natarajan, CEO of Avenda Health

Avenda Health, a medtech company based in Santa Monica, California has developed the Focal Therapy System. It provides AI-powered prostate cancer therapy with the aim of treating only tumorous tissues, while reducing side-effects compared with conventional therapies. The system recently received FDA breakthrough designation.   At present, there are limited treatment options for men with… Read More »

BridgeBio keeps FDA approval spree rolling, this time with nod for targeted bile duct cancer med

BridgeBio is keeping the momentum going in 2021. After winning a nod for its rare disease med Nulibry earlier this year, the FDA has handed the company an approval for its targeted cancer treatment.  The FDA blessed BridgeBio’s Truseltiq, previously known as infigratinib, with an accelerated approval in previously-treated, locally advanced or metastatic bile duct… Read More »

FDA Approves Lumakras (sotorasib) for KRAS G12C-Mutated Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

FDA Approves Lumakras (sotorasib) for KRAS G12C-Mutated Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lumakras (sotorasib) for the treatment of adult patients with KRAS G12C-mutated locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell… Read More »