News tagged with kidney cancer

Promising results shown for kidney cancer drug

The drug pazopanib (Votrient) slowed the progression of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a form of kidney cancer, in patients by 54% percent, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Cancer
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FDA drug approvals mostly flat in 2009

(AP) -- Drug approvals from the Food and Drug Administration were flat last year compared with 2008 and warnings fell, even as the agency's new leadership struck a tougher stance on safety.

dateJan 05, 2010 in Medications
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