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AbbVie's Imbruvica fails to meet main goal in pancreatic cancer study

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the share price for pharmaceutical maker AbbVie on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – AbbVie Inc said on Friday its blockbuster cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with… Read More »

Cancer Deaths Fall but Disparities Remain

The rate of cancer-related death has fallen substantially over the past quarter century, with much of the decline attributable to a reduction in smoking and improvements in early detection and treatment, according to the latest annual report from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Despite this progress, however, cancer remains the second leading cause of death… Read More »