[ZURICH] Roche has struck a US$1.7 billion cancer drug pact with Blueprint Medicines, it said on Tuesday, as advances in genetic testing for rare mutations drive lucrative deals for expensive...

SINGAPORE-BASED cancer-diagnostics company Biolidics said on Wednesday that it has entered a collaboration agreement with Hangzhou-based LC-Bio to develop cancer-diagnostic solutions.

[WASHINGTON] People with cancer are more than twice as likely to die from Covid-19 than those without it, a large study published on Thursday found.

[BENGALURU] AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it would start a clinical trial of its cancer drug Calquence to assess its potential to control the exaggerated immune system response associated with Covid...

[LOS ANGELES] Shannen Doherty, the US star of hit television shows Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed, has been diagnosed with stage-four breast cancer.

FOO Choon Mei was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and was treated for it in February 2016.

[CHICAGO] A Google artificial intelligence system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer based on screening mammograms and showed promise at reducing...

FIGHTING FIT

UNTIL recently, scientists could glean only so much information from what's circulating through your veins. They could grab basics like white- and red-blood-cell counts, vitamin and electrolyte...

[LONDON] Sanofi agreed to buy Synthorx Inc in a US$2.5 billion deal, accelerating its push into the field of cancer under new Chief Executive Officer Paul Hudson.

THE PITCH

ANTIBODIES is the buzzword in the race to cure cancer. Naturally produced by our immune systems, they can be used as drugs to bind to target proteins and invoke certain effects, such as destroying...