Tag Archives: Treatment

Roche personalized cancer treatment to cost about $204,560 a year

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – Roche Holding AG has priced at about $ 204,560 a year its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, that targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, the Swiss drugmaker said. The treatment will cost about… Read More »

Researchers unlock clues to improving cancer treatment

A research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Telethon Kids Institute and 13 health research organisations has identified key differences between cancers that respond to immunotherapy and those that do not. The breakthrough, which has the potential to improve cancer treatment, is published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Immunotherapy treatment… Read More »

Behavioral Chronic Migraine Treatment a Cost Effective Alternative

Behavioral chronic migraine treatment such as relaxation training, hypnosis and biofeedback makes financial sense in comparison to prescription medication, particularly after a year or longer. The costs of prescription medications, the type chronic migraine sufferers use on a daily basis in order to prevent onset, might not appear to be much even at a few… Read More »

Combination therapy ‘favourable’ in long-term acne treatment – European Pharmaceutical Review

According to Rutgers researchers, physicians are scaling back on prescribing antibiotics for long-term acne treatment in favour of a combination of therapies. Prolonged use of antibiotics can affect the microbiome (the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit our bodies) in areas other than the skin, resulting in disease. The Rutgers report noted that… Read More »