Recent Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer) News

FDA Approves First non-opioid Treatment for Management of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms in Adults

(May 24, 2018)

Encouraging more widespread innovation and development of safe and effective treatments for opioid use disorder remains top agency priority The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra... Continue Reading


Lutathera Pepetide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy for NETs

(May 3, 2018)

CancerConnect News: Lutathera (lutetium Lu 177 dotatate) was recently approved for the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) that typically occur in the pancreas and gastrointestinal tract. This is... Continue Reading


FDA and CMS Collaborate to Make Novel Cancer Biomarker Test Available

(December 7, 2017)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the F1CDx biomarker test designed to detect mutations in 324 genes and two genomic signatures in cancer patients. In a truly collaborative effort... Continue Reading