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Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival

(Reuters) – Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc’s shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its late-stage study met the main goal of helping stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening. The study tested the treatment, ripretinib, against placebo in 129 patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), a rare cancer affecting the… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Judge holds up Teva’s $85M opioid settlement, sinking shares back to pre-2000 levels

Teva made headlines late last month when it inked an $ 85 million settlement with Oklahoma prosecutors over opioid mismarketing allegations—even after CEO Kåre Schultz said the company wouldn’t strike big settlement deals in the ongoing opioid litigation. Now, an Oklahoma judge in the state has refused to sign off on the deal until he gets more information… Read More »