Advaxis Shares Soar After FDA Lifts Clinical Hold On Cancer Drug

Advaxis Shares Soar After FDA Lifts Clinical Hold On Cancer Drug

Shares of the late-stage immuno-oncology company Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADXS) are adding about one-fifth of their value in the wake of a positive regulatory announcement. Advaxis shares were jumping 18 percent to $1.44 at on about four times the stock’s average volume at the time of publication Friday. What Happened The FDA lifted the clinical hold it previously placed on […]

Asia Minute: China Cuts Tariffs on Indian Cancer Drugs

Asia Minute: China Cuts Tariffs on Indian Cancer Drugs

Most of the news about trade this week has focused on increasing tension between China and the United States. But there’s another trade story this week: involving a case where China is lowering tariffs. The Chinese market appears to be opening just a bit wider for pharmaceutical drugs from India. This week, China announced it […]

Two Cancer Drugs Found to Boost Aging Immune Systems

Two Cancer Drugs Found to Boost Aging Immune Systems

Image: annca (Pixabay) Drugs that can lengthen life have long been a hallmark of speculative science fiction—many hope for an invention that could extend average lifespans well into the triple digits in the distant future. But the timeline of these drugs could be shorter than we think. A new clinical trial published Wednesday in Science […]

Improving cancer treatment with 3D modeling of drug resistance

Improving cancer treatment with 3D modeling of drug resistance

IMAGE: Cell growth is a highly regulated process in healthy tissues; however, this process is deregulated in cancer cells, enabling them to continually grow to form tumors. This growth is driven… view more  Credit: Dr. Hossein Tavana The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding the research of a University of Akron (UA) scientist that could […]

Ex-Drug CEO Seeking Senate Seat Attacked by Old Industry Foe

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Bradley Lowery's mother 'overjoyed' by cancer drug approval

13 July 2018 08:11 Bradley Lowery with England striker, Jermaine Defoe The mother of Bradley Lowery has welcomed the news that a drug used to help treat her son will soon be made available for other patients on the NHS. Bradley, the young football mascot that captured the nation’s affections, died last July at the […]

New technique measures how well cancer drugs reach their targets

New technique measures how well cancer drugs reach their targets

July 13, 2018 Scientists have developed a technique that allows them to measure how well cancer drugs reach their targets inside the body. It shows individual cancer cells in a tumor in real time, revealing which cells interact with the drug and which cells the drug fails to reach. In the future, the findings, published […]

Scientists sharpen the edges of cancer chemotherapy

Scientists sharpen the edges of cancer chemotherapy

Tackling unsolved problems is a cornerstone of scientific research, propelled by the power and promise of new technologies. Indeed, one of the shiniest tools in the biomedical toolkit these days is the genome editing system known as CRISPR/Cas9. Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini and his colleagues pioneered the use of this tool as a foundation […]