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FDA Approves Balversa (erdafitinib) for the Treatment of Metastatic Bladder Cancer

FDA Approves Balversa (erdafitinib) for the Treatment of Metastatic Bladder Cancer Print this page April 12, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Balversa (erdafitinib), a treatment for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer that has a type of susceptible genetic alteration known as FGFR3 or… Read More »

FDA Approves Ibrance (palbociclib) for the Treatment of Men with HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

Print this page April 4, 2019 — Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indications for Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant to include men with hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-)… Read More »

'I thought it was an IBS flare-up… then the doctor told me I had a 15cm tumour' – Woman (38) diagnosed with bowel cancer

Katie Boylan with her dog Rocky. Photo: Fergal Phillips ‘I thought it was an IBS flare-up… then the doctor told me I had a 15cm tumour’ – Woman (38) diagnosed with bowel cancer Independent.ie When Katie Boylan (38) suddenly fell ill in 2015, she reasoned that it was a bad case of irritable bowel syndrome… Read More »