Tag Archives: Cancer

FDA Approves Ibrance (palbociclib) for the Treatment of Men with HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

Print this page April 4, 2019 — Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indications for Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant to include men with hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-)… Read More »

Cowboys legend, Michael Irvin, asks for prayers while undergoing throat cancer testing

Michael Irvin (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) NFL Hall of Famer and former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin is asking for prayers while he undergoes medical tests for throat cancer – a prospect that the pro-football legend called terrifying. Irvin 52, took to Instagram in an emotional post after he underwent tests at Ronald… Read More »

Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

Although I usually refrain from writing columns linked to national health observances, I believe that Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, in March, is too important to ignore. There are simply too many people who are still getting and dying from this preventable disease because they failed to get screened for it, including people without excuses like… Read More »