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J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters A California jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of a plaintiff who blamed her cancer on talcum-based products made by Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive. Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $ 4.8 million in damages from… Read More »

ASCO: J&J pads case for new Erleada use with prostate cancer survival data

CHICAGO—Johnson & Johnson’s Erleada may be the follow-up to blockbuster Zytiga, but it’s also ready to go where its predecessor hasn’t gone before. Friday at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, the New Jersey drugmaker rolled out results showing that adding Erleada to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) cut the risk of death by 33%… Read More »

A case of the Blues: BCBS plans' appeal rejected, must face antitrust allegations

Dive Brief: The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week upheld a federal court ruling from April that the 36 Blue Cross Blue Shield plans’ agreement to limit competition while staking claim in exclusive markets is a per se violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.  The class action lawsuit has been ongoing for six… Read More »