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AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study

(Corrects Aug. 9 story to show study points to overall survival and not progression free survival in first paragraph) FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo (Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had… Read More »

‘Living drug’ offers hope to terminal blood cancer patients

Media playback is unsupported on your device NHS patients with lymphoma have for the first time been given a pioneering treatment that genetically reprogrammes their immune system to fight cancer. Mike Simpson, 62, from Durham, says his cancer is now “on the run”. The therapy, called CAR-T, is a “living drug” that is tailor-made for… Read More »