Eli Lilly and Co. failed to test a drug’s effect on fetuses before promoting it as a way to prevent miscarriages, a lawyer charged Tuesday in opening statements in a trial over whether four sisters’ breast cancer was caused by medication their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s.
The jury is in place in the lawsuit pitting women with breast cancer against one of the nation’s biggest drug companies.
The Melnick sisters blame a drug called Diethylstilbestrol, commonly known as DES. And now they are taking pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly to court in a groundbreaking lawsuit.
There is no other operating room like this in world. It has fancy lights, flat screens, and life-saving imaging equipment typically not found in the OR. Equipment like x-rays, CT scans, and MRI’s are all within arm’s reach.
Peter Devereaux didn’t even know men could get breast cancer. So when his doctor called to give him the news, Devereaux thought he had called him by mistake.
There are plenty of people who participate in fundraising walks and runs, but this weekend one team is doing something they believe no one has done before.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you are looking for ways to get your family involved in fundraising and awareness activities, this short guide is just for you. Ample national awareness and fundraising campaigns take place right here in Boston.
Gov. Deval Patrick wants Massachusetts men to know that they also can get breast cancer.
While the Quincy Little Leaguers were pulling off a huge upset in the Cal Ripken Championships, they were also honoring a player’s mom who is battling breast cancer.
Residents in Revere are rallying to support a young mother who is fighting advanced breast cancer.