[NEW JERSEY]  Merck plans to take an equity stake and pay as much as US$4.5 billion in a series of deals with Seattle Genetics for two of its cancer drugs.

[BENGALURU] Gilead Sciences will acquire biopharmaceutical company Immunomedics for US$21 billion, a move that will strengthen its cancer portfolio by gaining access to a promising drug, the two...

[LONDON] Britain's AstraZeneca will pay up to US$6 billion to Japan's Daiichi Sankyo under the drugmakers' second multi-billion dollar oncology collaboration to develop and market a niche type of...

[ZURICH] Roche has struck a US$1.7 billion cancer drug pact with Blueprint Medicines, it said on Tuesday, as advances in genetic testing for rare mutations drive lucrative deals for expensive...

SINGAPORE-BASED cancer-diagnostics company Biolidics said on Wednesday that it has entered a collaboration agreement with Hangzhou-based LC-Bio to develop cancer-diagnostic solutions.

[WASHINGTON] People with cancer are more than twice as likely to die from Covid-19 than those without it, a large study published on Thursday found.

[BENGALURU] AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it would start a clinical trial of its cancer drug Calquence to assess its potential to control the exaggerated immune system response associated with Covid...

[LOS ANGELES] Shannen Doherty, the US star of hit television shows Beverly Hills, 90210 and Charmed, has been diagnosed with stage-four breast cancer.

FOO Choon Mei was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and was treated for it in February 2016.

[CHICAGO] A Google artificial intelligence system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer based on screening mammograms and showed promise at reducing...