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Cervical Cancer Death Rates Alarmingly High Among Black Women in Alabama

Although cervical cancer is a preventable and highly curable disease, a new report released by Human Rights Watch reveals that Black women in Alabama are dying of this cancer at more than twice the national average, reports The Guardian. Cervical cancer was once a major cause of death for American women, but the advent of… Read More »

'Tissue agnostic' cancer drug from Bayer, Loxo comes with high price, money-back guarantee

Bayer and development partner Loxo Oncology nabbed a groundbreaking nod for their “tissue agnostic” cancer drug Vitrakvi. Unlike traditional treatment, the first-in-class drug doesn’t target tumors in a particular location but cancers throughout the body that feature a specific biomarker.   A year after Bayer bought into Loxo’s TRK inhibitor programs with $ 400 million… Read More »