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Teva Pharmaceuticals To Resume Production Of Scarce Childhood Cancer Drug Vincristine

Teva pharmaceuticals has announced it is resuming production of vincristine after shortages resulted … [+] in children with cancer missing doses of the vital drug. Getty Pharmaceutical company Teva USA today announced that it will resume production of childhood cancer drug vincristine after a recent shortage which led to patients missing doses of the vital… Read More »

Simple blood test could spot breast cancer

Experts have revealed a simple blood test could spot breast cancer five years before clinical signs appear. Researchers at Nottingham University’s School of Medicine have made the claim after sampling 180 patients with a focus on chemicals known as antigens — these are produced by cancer cells and trigger an immune response inside humans. They… Read More »