Pharma giant GSK just made a $5.1 billion bet on a cancer drugmaker (GSK, TSRO)

Reuters via handout GlaxoSmithKline just agreed to acquire the cancer drugmaker Tesaro for $ 5.1 billion in a bid to bulk up its cancer pipeline.  Tesaro makes a drug called Zejula, which is used to treat ovarian cancer.  GSK has been working to refresh its research-and-development strategy — in July it made a $ 300 […]

Pharma giant GSK just made a $5.1 billion bet on a cancer drugmaker (GSK, TSRO)

Reuters via handout GlaxoSmithKline just agreed to acquire the cancer drugmaker Tesaro for $ 5.1 billion in a bid to bulk up its cancer pipeline.  Tesaro makes a drug called Zejula, which is used to treat ovarian cancer.  GSK has been working to refresh its research-and-development strategy — in July it made a $ 300 […]

Research links rare cancer to breast implants, but Health Canada says no safety advisory is needed

At least 25 Canadian women have developed a rare cancer linked to breast implants — and almost all of them had the same type of textured implant, according to researchers. But Health Canada has no plans to remove this implant from the market or to directly alert Canadian women who have the implants, an investigation […]