Device Digest

Coherus Announces U.S. Launch of UDENYCA ONBODY™ a Novel and Proprietary State-of-the-Art Delivery System for pegfilgrastim-cbqv

Coherus BioSciences, Inc. (Coherus, NASDAQ: CHRS) today announced the launch of UDENYCA ONBODY™, the company’s on-body injector (OBI) presentation of UDENYCA® (pegfilgrastim-cbqv), is successfully underway, with a broad distribution of accounts nationwide ordering this innovative device, and patients now accessing its benefits. UDENYCA is a pegfilgrastim biosimilar administered the day after chemotherapy to decrease the incidence of […]

SK Life Science Implements Veeva Vault Validation Management
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Leading Pharma Adopts Veeva Vault Validation Management for Digital Validation Execution and Improved Efficiency

Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that SK Life Science, Inc., a subsidiary of SK Biopharmaceuticals Co. Ltd., a global biotech company, is using Veeva Vault Validation Management to streamline and accelerate their validation process. By adopting a validation solution with built-in best practices, the company can execute digital validation while centralizing data and improving visibility. “As the industry […]

Drug Updates

New Drug Application of Mabwell’s 8MW0511 for Injection Accepted by NMPA

Mabwell (688062.SH), an innovative biopharmaceutical company with entire industry chain, announced that the new drug application of its recombinant (yeast-secreted) human serum albumin-human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (I) fusion protein for injection (R&D code: 8MW0511) has been accepted by the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) for use in adult patients with non-myeloid malignant neoplasms to reduce […]

Pink Glove Grant Presentation to SHARE Cancer Support
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Medline recognizes SHARE Cancer Support as its first Pink Glove Grant recipient

Medline today announced SHARE Cancer Support as the recipient of its first-ever Pink Glove Grant. SHARE will receive a $25,000 grant from the Medline Foundation to help fund their program and expand breast cancer awareness within the Hispanic community. Across the nation, health outcomes disproportionately impact under resourced communities. This year, the Medline Foundation launched the inaugural “Pink Glove […]

FICCI HEAL 2023 Conference
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17th edition of FICCI HEAL centred around ‘Healthcare METAmorphosis’ will be held on October 26-27 in New Delhi

India’s apex industry chamber, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is all set to host the 17th edition of its annual healthcare conference– FICCI HEAL 2023 on October 26 and 27, 2023 at FICCI Federation House, New Delhi. The event has been supported by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) […]

Nurses picketing outside Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Hospital Updates

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Makes no Substantial Movement Ahead of One-Day Strike by MNA Nurses at Merrimack Valley Clinic; DFCI Threatens to Lock Out Nurses Using Travelers

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) refused to make meaningful progress on key Merrimack Valley nurse issues during negotiations on September 19, and threatened to lock out nurses for two days following their planned one-day strike on September 27. DFCI told nurses Tuesday it will spend precious patient care resources on travelers during its lockout rather than […]

Sunrise Oncology Centre - Comprehensive Cancer Care in Andheri, Mumbai
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Sunrise Oncology Centre expands its horizon with a comprehensive cancer care unit in Mumbai

After setting up consecutive successful cancer care centers across Mumbai & Goa, Sunrise Oncology Centre inaugurates its latest comprehensive cancer care centre on 17th August 2023 in Andheri West, Mumbai. Founded in 2017 by the visionary trio Dr. Ashay Karpe, Girish Korde, and Dr. Bharat Bhosale, Sunrise Oncology Centre has consistently been at the forefront […]

Drug Updates

Chemotherapy before surgery can reduce risk of colon cancer recurrence, says Cancer Research UK trial

A recent clinical trial funded by Cancer Research UK has found that administering chemotherapy before surgery can significantly lower the risk of colon cancer recurrence. The FOxTROT trial, led by the University of Birmingham and the University of Leeds, involved 1,053 colon cancer patients from 85 hospitals across the UK, Denmark, and Sweden. The trial […]

Hospital Updates

HealthCare Global becomes India’s first mercury-free cancer care chain of hospitals

HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG), the largest cancer care network in India, becomes a mercury-free hospital by eliminating mercury-based medical measuring devices to promote more stringent medical hygiene and eco-friendly practices. HCG phased out mercury-based instruments such as thermometers, sphygmomanometers, blood pressure monitoring devices, gastrointestinal devices, calibrators, containing mercury across all 26 centres in India. […]

Digital Health News

First AI-Powered Precision Oncology Platform for Prostate Cancer Care, iQuestTM, Receives FDA Clearance

Avenda Health, an AI healthcare company creating the future of personalized prostate cancer care, today announced its cancer management platform, iQuestTM, has received 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  iQuest combines existing patient-specific diagnostic information and deep-learning algorithms to create a tailored map of where cancer is within the prostate that […]