“If I can persuade Al Sharpton and Bill O’Reilly to come to the same meeting, there are plenty of people of good faith to get something done,” President Barack Obama said in the White House’s East Room yesterday.
Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp., the maker of the experimental cancer drug ganetespib, said co- founder Safi Bahcall has resigned as chief executive officer and will be replaced by a committee led by Chairman Keith Gollust until a new top executive is named.
Incyte Corp., the cancer-drug maker whose shares have almost tripled since August, has unrecognized value in its experimental medicines that may fuel more growth than investors expect, its new chief executive officer said.
Women with the gene mutation that led Angelina Jolie to have a double mastectomy last year may be more likely to survive breast cancer if they have both breasts removed after tumors are found, researchers said.
Shirley Temple Black, the child actor who lifted America’s spirits and Hollywood’s profits during the Great Depression with tunes such as “On the Good Ship Lollipop,” then left the spotlight at 21 for a life of political service and limited celebrity, has died. She was 85.