Scientists have yet to find the magic cure for cancer, but they may have found a way to beat it at its own game.
VIVUS’ Qnexa Shows Promise For Diabetics
VIVUS, a pharmaceutical company specializing in products to treat sexual function, announced that their experimental obesity drug Qnexa was shown to improve blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Focal Drug Delivery Helps Deadly Brain Tumor, Study Shows
A method of delivering chemotherapy drugs into a deadly type of brain tumor extended the lives of patients in early clinical trials.
Provenge Extends Life of Prostate Cancer Patients, Study Finds
Researchers found that Dendreon’s immunotherapy drug Provenge prolonged the lives of advanced prostate cancer patients by an average of 4.1 months compared to a placebo.