Tag Archives: Cancer

How to understand the risk of a bacon sandwich giving you bowel cancer

What’s the relative risk of eating that bacon sandwich?Mint Photography/Stockimo/Alamy By Marianne Freiberger and Rachel Thomas This article was originally published in February 2011 and was updated with a new headline and image on 17 April 2019. Is there anything that has not been claimed to cause cancer? In the past few years, we have… 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 »

Wind Turbine Noise Doesn’t Cause Cancer, but This Does

Twitter had a field day when President Donald Trump bashed wind power, telling House Republicans: “They say the noise causes cancer.” Tweeted @Pourmecoffee: “Get the Bose Cancer Cancelling headphones.”  Spoiler alert: Wind turbine noise does not cause cancer. There isn’t a scintilla of evidence in scientific literature that the noise from wind turbines is linked… Read More »