Tag Archives: Cancer

FDA Approves Balversa (erdafitinib) for the Treatment of Metastatic Bladder Cancer

FDA Approves Balversa (erdafitinib) for the Treatment of Metastatic Bladder Cancer Print this page April 12, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Balversa (erdafitinib), a treatment for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer that has a type of susceptible genetic alteration known as FGFR3 or… Read More »

Truth or Myth? Report Claims AirPods and Other Wireless Headphones Cause Cancer

An article that went viral suggests Apple AirPods and other wireless headphones could be increasing people’s risk for cancer. A recent story in Harper’s Bazaar looks into the claims.  The original article by Markham Heid was published on the blogging platform Medium. It questioned the safety of the array of Bluetooth devices that infiltrate our daily lives. The article has since been covered by news… Read More »

Alex Trebek is a fighter — but what’s the prognosis for stage 4 pancreatic cancer?

On Wednesday, “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek revealed that he’s been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In the video message announcing his diagnosis, the game-show vet is optimistic: “Normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging,” says the 78-year-old. “But I’m going to fight this and I’m going to keep working and with the love… Read More »