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A tray containing cancer cells sits on an optical microscope in the Nanomedicine Lab at the University College London's School of Pharmacy.

16 things you’re getting wrong about cancer, according to experts

INSIDER spoke with two oncologists to debunk some common myths about cancer, cancer treatment, and what patients need.
Novartis executive Jay Bradner says that the company is developing drugs that could prevent cancer before patients get it — a forward-thinking approach that other drugmakers aren't taking.

A top Novartis executive says the $225 billion drug giant is planning for a ‘doomsday scenario’ in cancer treatment

Pharma giant Novartis is developing drugs that could prevent cancer before patients get it. One big question: how will we pay for them?
Proteus makes 'smart pills' embedded with sensors that tell your doctor when you've taken your medication. It announced a clinical trial in cancer on Thursday.

A Silicon Valley company just launched ‘smart’ cancer pills that track you with tiny sensors stamped into your medications

A digital medicine company called Proteus makes 'smart pills' embedded with sensors that tell your doctor when you've taken your medication. The pills also track activity levels.
Eli Lilly announced early Monday that it plans to buy the biotech Loxo Oncology for about $8 billion.

Pharma giant Eli Lilly just made an $8 billion bet on a cutting-edge scientific approach that uses DNA to treat cancer

Eli Lilly's $8 billion acquisition of the biotech company Loxo Oncology is a notably large deal, but it's open to additional ones, its CEO said.
Pink balloons are displayed in front of an artificial waterfall during the "Pink Ribbon" breast cancer awareness campaign at Cheonggye Stream in central Seoul

We’re getting new treatments for ‘a disease that once was definitely a death sentence’ — but it comes with a big price tag

A new report finds that global spending on cancer therapies rose 18% to $133 billion in 2017. The global market for cancer is projected to reach $200 billion by 2022.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: American Well partners with Philips, Allianz — $100M acquisition helps Allscripts expansion — GE Healthcare, Roch...

Telehealth company American Well is partnering with tech giant Philips and insurer heavy-weight Allianz to realize its global ambitions

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: ASCO’s new partnerships aim to improve oncology care — MedStar Health provides digital tools for prenatal care &#...

ASCO has come to a new license agreement with two digital health start-ups, which will give the organization technical tools to make better use of their data.

Investors including Google Ventures poured $93 million into a company that’s building personalized cancer vaccines

Gritstone Oncology is working on a type of immunotherapy called cancer vaccines that seeks to help amplify the body's immune system to fight off cancer cells.

The FDA just took an entirely new approach to approving a cancer drug

For the most part, cancers are treated by what part of the body they affect. That's starting to change, with drugs that target genetic mutations.

This drugmaker is taking an unprecedented approach to getting its cancer treatment approved

For the most part, cancers are treated by what part of the body they affect. That's starting to change, with drugs that target genetic mutations.