Tag Archives: lung

Johnson & Johnson snares FDA nod for first exon 20-targeted drug in EGFR lung cancer

Just a few short months after Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen unit sent its targeted non-small cell lung cancer drug amivantamab to the FDA, the regulator has come back with a green light—a very specific one. Now christened Rybrevant, the drug is the first treatment for non-small cell lung cancer with a group of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations found in… Read More »

Vaping and waterpipes ‘multiply risks of developing lung diseases’

Both smoking and vaping can stiffen the arteries and increase the risk of developing adverse lung conditions, scientists have said. Their findings are based on a clinical review of the available evidence gathered from multiple studies. An analysis by an international team of researchers found that tobacco cigarettes, in general, were more harmful than electronic… Read More »