Tag Archives: Cancer

Cancer Medicine Is Failing Us – Scientific American

I can’t quit dwelling on medicine’s flaws. I recently reviewed Mind Fixers by historian Anne Harrington and Medical Nihilism by philosopher Jacob Stegenga, which critique psychiatry and medicine as a whole, respectively. In this post I’ll discuss The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee’s history of cancer medicine.  In spite of its grim subject, Emperor became a bestseller when it was published in 2010… Read More »

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval

FILE PHOTO: The Bayer AG logo sits on display at the headquarters in La Garenne-Colombes, near Paris, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo (Reuters) – Finland’s Orion and Germany’s Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, which the two companies have been developing together.… Read More »