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December 3, 2018 9:12 AM Dutch firm argenx, J&J affiliate to collaborate on cancer therapy

(Reuters) - Netherlands-based biopharmaceutical company argenx SE said it signed a deal with Cilag GmbH International, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies unit, to develop its Cusatuzumab drug in certain types of cancer. The deal, which is potentially worth up to $1.6 billion, represents a global collaboration and licensing 139

November 29, 2018 12:49 AM FDA approves first biosimilar to Roche cancer drug Rituxan

(Reuters) - Celltrion Inc’s Truxima on Wednesday became the first biosimilar to Roche Holding AG’s $7-billion-per-year cancer drug Rituxan to be approved in the United States to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is part of the agency’s plan to encourage development of cheaper biosimilars amid rising prices 138

November 28, 2018 8:31 PM Astellas Pharma gets U.S. nod for blood cancer treatment

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a blood cancer treatment from Japan’s Astellas Pharma Inc, making it the first targeted therapy to treat patients with a certain mutation. The treatment, Xospata, was approved for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with a FLT3 mutation, whose cancer has relapsed or proved 124

November 27, 2018 11:00 PM Aldi’s Kevin the Carrot toy sparks fights, crowds ‘worse than Black Friday’

If you thought the hottest toy of the season was going to be a giant stuffed carrot from a discount grocery store – you’d be right. Aldi supermarket has rolled out a giant stuffed version of their holiday mascot – Kevin the Carrot – as well as smaller plush versions of Kevin and his family, and customers in the UK have been lining up to get their hands 197

November 23, 2018 2:52 PM WWE icon ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan spends Thanksgiving in ICU

WWE Hall of Famer "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan spent the Thanksgiving holiday in an intensive care unit in South Carolina, his daughter Celia revealed on an Instagram post Thursday. "Happy Thanksgiving from the Duggan family to yours!" the wrestler's daughter captioned an image of her and her family surrounding Duggan as he sat up in a hospital bed. "Dad is in ICU but is in good spirits 94

November 22, 2018 1:00 PM Remaining LFO Member Brad Fischetti Says Devin Lima is Now Talking to Jesus

The last LFO member Brad Fischetti delivered an emotional tribute to Devin Lima, tearfully saying he believes his comrade in arms is in a better place. Brad is now the lone survivor of the group ... this after Devin died Wednesday after a yearlong battle with cancer. The group originally was a trio, but the third member, Rich Cronin, died after a long fight 60

November 21, 2018 6:06 PM Devin Lima: Singer with US boy band LFO dies at 41

Devin Lima of US pop trio LFO, who had chart success at the turn of the millennium, has died at the age of 41, according to multiple reports. Their name stood for Lyte Funkie Ones and they had top 10 hits in the US with Summer Girls and Girl on TV in 1999. Lima, who was diagnosed with adrenal cancer in 2017, is the second member of the group to die young 72

November 19, 2018 7:27 PM Colorado woman claims hospital removed healthy kidneys

Strangers come forward to donate their kidneys to woman who lost hers due to alleged medical mistake at University of Colorado Hospital where doctors reportedly thought she had cancer. A 73-year-old Colorado woman undergoes four hours of dialysis three days a week after she claims doctors erroneously removed both of her healthy kidneys six months ago. Linda 185

November 16, 2018 10:35 AM Key AstraZeneca lung cancer treatment misses study goal

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca (AZN.L) said on Friday its immunotherapy drug Imfinzi did not meet the main goal of improving survival rates for patients with the most advanced form of lung cancer, putting pressure on its shares. The study, known as “Mystic”, was among the industry’s most anticipated clinical experiments and was viewed as central to proving 114

November 15, 2018 1:15 PM Amish farmer seeks pardon by Trump for mislabeling products

LEXINGTON, Ky. – An Amish farmer in Kentucky is asking President Donald Trump for a pardon after he was sentenced to six years in federal prison for mislabeling homemade herbal products. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Wednesday that 58-year-old Samuel Girod filed his petition with the U.S. Department of Justice pardon attorney. Girod is currently 58