Tag Archives: Cancer

Lilly price break reverses NICE’s 'No' ruling on breast cancer drug Verzenio

Last October, England’s drug-cost watchdogs dealt Eli Lilly a blow when they decreed that the company’s CDK 4/6 inhibitor to treat breast cancer, Verzenio, wasn’t cost-effective. So Lilly dished up a new price break—and now the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is on board. The problem, initially, was that Lilly couldn’t provide evidence that Verzenio… Read More »

North Carolina boy battling cancer reunited with dog after man makes 2,300-mile cross-country trip

An 8-year-old North Carolina boy, who is receiving cancer treatment in Utah, was reunited with his beloved dog thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. (Becky Perry Patrick) An 8-year-old North Carolina boy who received a devastating and unexpected diagnosis of glioblastoma while visiting family in Utah over the holidays has now been reunited… Read More »