Tag Archives: Cancer

Pfizer, Merck KGaA's Bavencio takes a hit with second ovarian cancer failure

Back in November, Pfizer and Merck KGaA reported that immuno-oncology drug Bavencio had failed a late-stage ovarian cancer trial. And now the companies can make it two. Friday, the partners said they’d scrapped a phase 3 study examining Bavencio in combination with and/or after chemo in previously untreated patients after the drug showed it couldn’t… Read More »

The Real Reason You Never Hear About Heart Cancer

Marissa LaliberteDec 11 Yes, this form of cancer does exist, but it’s exceedingly rare. Doctors reveal why heart cancer just isn’t as common as other types of cancer. Pixel-Shot/ShutterstockLung cancer. Brain tumors. Breast cancer. Prostate cancer. Every organ in your body is vulnerable to creating abnormal cells that attack your healthy tissue, but there’s one… Read More »