| Oct 16, 2012
Consumers shopping for medicine on the Internet often are getting convenience, a good price and the cloak of privacy, but they may not be getting the real thing.
A burgeoning multibillion-dollar industry of counterfeit drugs — ranging from AIDS...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Pleasant Valley Middle School teacher, Kelli Frazier, loves history. She even documents her own.
"This was going from the chemo to the radiation treatments,” Kelli said.
Kelli's scrapbook tells the story of her fight with breast cancer. It...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:30 AM
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett released the following statement today:
"The U.S. Senate today passed with broad bipartisan support a bill cosponsored by Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, along with senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), to crack...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:23 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A popular cancer drug is under the Federal Drug Administration's microscope this week and the decision could mean life or death for those with breast cancer, according to some patients and doctors.
The drug's maker, Genentech, seeks to...
| Jun 30, 2011
It's been a roller coaster ride for the breast cancer drug Avastin--the FDA gave accelerated approval just three years ago but now an advisory panel had ruled that it's not safe or effective in treating breast cancer.
Dr. Hania Alaidroos of Arbor Green...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Here's the reaction of the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) to the news that the FDA has pulled approval of Avastin for breast cancer treatment.
"The coalition applauds the FDA and Commissioner Margaret Hamburg for the decision to revoke the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:31 PM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Breast cancer experts are cheering what could be some of the biggest advances in more than a decade: two new medicines that significantly delay the time until women with very advanced cases get worse.
In a large international...