Experimental Drug Shows Benefits Against Melanoma in Early Study

SUNDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug called lambrolizumab appears to improve outcomes in patients with advanced melanoma, according to the results of a phase 1 trial.

Doubling Time on Tamoxifen Cuts Odds for Breast Cancer's Return: Study

SUNDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to using the drug tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer's return, longer may be better for some patients, a new study finds.

Avastin May Boost Survival in Advanced Cervical Cancer: Study

SUNDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- The cancer drug Avastin may extend the lives a bit of women with advanced cervical cancer, a new study says.

Drug May Work Against Advanced Thyroid Cancer

SUNDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- A drug already used for advanced kidney and liver cancers may help slow the progression of thyroid cancers that do not respond to standard treatment, a new clinical trial finds.