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Breast Implants Crackdown: France Becomes First Country to Ban Prosthesis Linked to Rare Cancer; Canada Decides to Suspend Its Sale

Representational Image (Photo credits: Twitter/LaddAtkins) After their arrival on the cosmetic surgery market, back in the 1960s, both silicone and saline breast implants quickly became a hit in the plastic surgery procedure for women. Despite the increasing number of females favouring this prosthetic implants, debate continues to swirl about their safety. Recently, after several types… Read More »

FDA Approves Ibrance (palbociclib) for the Treatment of Men with HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

Print this page April 4, 2019 — Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indications for Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant to include men with hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-)… Read More »