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Jul 12, 2016
CBI busts cancer drug purchase scam, recovers Rs 1.6 crore in cashCBI Spokesperson RK Gaur said the searches in the cancer drugs scam case spanned across 13 locations in Lucknow and two places in Rae Bareli.
May 11, 2016
How cancer becomes drug-resistant, find researchersA team of researchers, including an Indian-American scientist, has found that the major reason cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumours.
Dec 18, 2014
Drug price control: New list to be ready by January, says govtInforming that 615 essential drugs have been brought under price control mechanism, government today told the Lok Sabha that the costs of medicines have reduced over the last six months and more steps
are in the offing to check prices.
Nov 11, 2014
Illegal sale of India-made cancer drugs puts Chinese couple on trialA Chinese couple has been put on trial for allegedly selling low cost India-made cancer drugs, highlighting persistent calls for opening China's pharma sector to cheaper Indian drugs.
Feb 04, 2014
World Cancer Day: Debate on affordable drugs must focus on life or death for millionsOn World Cancer Day, here is arithmetic to show that big pharma's justification for high prices of life-saving drugs is not the complete truth.
Aug 04, 2013
India partially revokes patent on breast cancer drug HerceptinSwiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag reported that the Kolkata Patent Office had lifted divisional patents for Herceptin on 17 July on the grounds they had not been properly submitted
Jun 03, 2013
Will new drug be able to treat advanced melanoma?Scientists have found that a new drug in early-stage tests treated tumours in 38 per cent of patients with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Apr 01, 2013
Novartis judgement 'gives life to access to medicine', say humanitarian groupsToday's judgement by a division bench of the Supreme Court of India, dismissing drug major Novartis' appeal for a patent for its anti-cancer medicine Glivec, was welcomed by the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and the Cancer Patients' Aid Association (CPAA).
Apr 01, 2013
Novartis patent case: Section 3(d) of Indian Patent Act explainedThis section states that inventions that are a mere "discovery" of a "new form" of a "known substance" and do not result in increased efficacy of that substance are not patentable.
Mar 14, 2013
India undermining intellectual property: Pfizer tells US lawmakersMonths after its patent for a cancer medication was revoked by India, American firm Pfizer has told US lawmakers that the country is undermining intellectual property by misuse of its compulsory licence provisions.