Human immune cells reprogrammed in the laboratory to attack leukemia helped drive out the blood cancer in adults and children with aggressive forms of the disease, according to studies on the new strategy.
Bayer AG is in early talks to acquire Norwegian partner Algeta ASA for about 14.8 billion kroner ($2.42 billion), a move that would give Germany’s biggest drugmaker full control of a prostate cancer medicine and a pipeline of experimental radiation therapies.
Carol Patterson was waiting for a call from her doctor. When the phone rang on that afternoon in August 2011 at her home in Cortland, Ohio, it wasn’t a physician on the other end. A woman named Robin said she was representing the American Diabetes Association.
A global fund is needed to curb ballooning cancer rates in poor nations, where malignancies already kill more people than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, according to a report by a coalition of researchers.
Deutsche Bank donated a Tiffany decanter. State Street Global Advisors Inc. threw in four tickets to see the Patriots play the Jets. And Bank of America Merrill Lynch arranged for eight tickets to see Justin Bieber.