Tag Archives: Cancer

FDA Approves Piqray (alpelisib) as First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer

FDA Approves Piqray (alpelisib) as First PI3K Inhibitor for Breast Cancer Print this page May 24, 2019 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Piqray (alpelisib) tablets, to be used in combination with the FDA-approved endocrine therapy fulvestrant, to treat postmenopausal women, and men, with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2… Read More »

Gold Nanoparticle Delivery of MicroRNA Impairs Metastasis in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have shown that giving mice with triple-negative breast cancer therapeutic microRNA (miRNA) in a protective gold nanoparticle results in significantly less spreading of cancer to the lung. Triple-negative breast cancer is a highly aggressive, difficult-to-treat form of the disease, with a high rate of metastatic recurrence. miR-708 is a non-coding microRNA… Read More »