The form of cancer that Apple Inc . Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs announced he had more than six years ago grows and spreads slowly and, in some patients, the migrating cells aren’t detected for years, doctors said.
Apple Inc.’s Steve Jobs , a year after getting a liver transplant that saved his life, is back at work full tilt, overseeing product development, leading a campaign against Adobe Systems Inc.’s Flash and endorsing a California law that promotes organ donations.
Pfizer Inc . and Novartis AG drugs have helped patients with the same cancer as Apple Inc. ’s Steve Jobs live longer in recent studies and Stanford University, near Apple’s home base, is testing new drug combinations.
The price of Gilead Sciences Inc.’s $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pill is keeping state-run Medicaid programs from making it available to many of the people who are most likely to be infected with the disease.