Sunday's data readout has divided the Street between the enthusiastic and the disappointed. The key reason: progression-free survival gains were not as high as anticipated.
The diagnostics firm is undercutting Myriad's cost by almost $1,000.
Researchers surveying 21 Long Island mammography centers found that women do not know their risk.
GSK seeks a new ovarian cancer indication for Votrient; a bill that would extend exclusivity for some combination drugs is introduced in Congress; Otsuka's tolvaptan gets a thumbs-down from an FDA advisory committee; NICE rejects Roche's Perjeta; India tosses Herceptin patents; and China revokes Gilead's patent on Viread
The FDA granted the breast-cancer med "priority review" designation for use in an earlier line of therapy.
Studies undercut Medtronic spine treatment benefit, AMA wars over obesity classification, Komen gets a new CEO, GSK offloads thrombosis meds, Lilly gains diabetes treatment, AZN chooses new site
A Novartis survey finds many women with advanced breast cancer feel left out by an awareness movement focused on prevention, early detection and pink merchandise.