Lung Cancer

President Biden pledges to cut cancer deaths in half over next 25 years [Video]

  • Associated Press

    Biden to announce new support for US biotech production

    President Joe Biden is launching a new initiative to encourage biotech production and research in the U.S., the latest move by the White House to boost domestic industry. Biden on Monday signed an executive order implementing the initiative and later, in remarks at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, will address how biotech can help fight cancer. On Wednesday, the Democratic president’s administration will host a summit and announce new investments from several federal agencies, according to a White House fact sheet.

  • Reuters

    Amgen says Lumakras cuts risk of lung cancer progression by 34%

    Amgen Inc’s Lumakras pill reduced the risk of disease progression in patients with advanced lung cancer by 34% compared with chemotherapy in a clinical trial, the company said on Sunday. The company is also testing whether the drug could be effective against lung cancer earlier in the disease, and said last month a small study …

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