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Approved: First Biosimilar Rx for Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the United States' first biosimilar drug to treat cancer.
Renal Cell Carcinoma: A New Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Cabozantinib Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for advanced kidney cancer.
Opdivo Approved to Treat Kidney Cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Opdivo (nivolumab) to treat patients with advanced (metastatic) renal cell carcinoma, a form of kidney cancer, who have received a certain type of prior therapy.
New Kidney Cancer Rx May Improve Survival
A new medication could be a game-changer for treating advanced kidney cancer.
New Kidney Cancer Rx Outperformed Standard Treatment
A new medication is showing promise for kidney cancer treatment.
Smoking Might Be Even More Dangerous Than You Think
There are countless reasons to quit smoking. And new data may add 12 more reasons to the list.
This Test Found Kidney Cancer Using Urine
Urine may be a waste product, but it's not useless. The stuff in your urine can tell the story of what is going on inside your body. Now, it could be used to reveal cancer.
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients may need to take extra precautions to lower their risk for cancer or catch it early.
Smoking May Raise Risk of Second Cancer
Smoking is a major cause of lung cancer and has been linked many other cancers. Although survival rates may be improving for smoking-related cancers, survivors may face greater odds of getting a second cancer.