Tag Archives: Cancer

Bowel cancer on the rise in younger Austs

Bowel cancer has long been linked to older people, but a new study has shown a significant rise in the number of Australians under 50 diagnosed with the disease. The research, published in The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology earlier this month, has prompted calls for a change in the screening guidelines for Australia’s second most… Read More »

Array’s ‘extremely compelling’ new colon cancer data spark blockbuster talk

The news that Array BioPharma’s clinical trial of its triplet therapy for colon cancer extended lives in a trial of patients with the BRAF mutation sent the company’s shares up 23% on Tuesday—a run that was no doubt driven by hopes the therapy will eventually be adopted as the standard of care in that population.… Read More »