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Promising new drug for aggressive stage IV breast cancer encounters setback

Promising new drug for aggressive stage IV breast cancer encounters setback

Health
Federal approval of a highly anticipated breast cancer drug was delayed by the Food and Drug Administration this week. The drug, sacituzumab govitecan, which is produced by Immunomedics, was previously designated a "breakthrough therapy" by the FDA “based on preliminary evidence that it demonstrates substantial improvement over existing therapies for a life threatening disease.” According to Michael Pehl, president and CEO of Immunomedics, the reason the medication was not approved for wide availability was due to “issues...exclusively focused on chemistry, manufacturing and control matters” and that “no new clinical or preclinical data need[s] to be generated.” He added, “We are going to request a meeting with the FDA as soon as possible &hell...
Chargers WR Mike Williams has coming-out party on national stage

Chargers WR Mike Williams has coming-out party on national stage

Sports
Mike Williams was a high-profile pick in the 2017 NFL Draft class -- but he ended the year as one of the biggest underachievers. Taken No. 7 overall by the Los Angeles Chargers, Williams was an after-through at best while hearing whispers of "bust" after recording only 11 catches for 95 yards in 10 games in a forgettable rookie season. Williams also did not find the end zone in his first year, something he has rectified this season by scoring 10 times on just 34 receptions through 14 games. However, Williams saved his coming-out party for Los Angeles' biggest game of the year, hauling in a pair of touchdown passes and scoring on a 19-yard touchdown run as the Chargers pulled off a dramatic 29-28 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night. "He stepped up big," said Los Angeles ...
Uber drivers stage 24 hour strike over employee rights

Uber drivers stage 24 hour strike over employee rights

Technology
Uber drivers are striking across the UK over the next 24 hours as the company continues to appeal against a court ruling giving them employee rights. Although not all of the ride-hailing company's drivers will be on strike, members of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) will not be using the app for 24 hours from 1pm on Tuesday.Instead, they gathered outside of the company's offices in London, Birmingham and Nottingham to demand fairer pay and to be treated under the conditions of a 2016 court ruling.The IWGB is calling on potential passengers to show solidarity with striking drivers by not using the app during this period, as it calls for the company to cease delaying the implementation of the court ruling.Uber lost a court battle two years ago when an em...
Geordie Shore star in pics: Elettra Lamborghini twerks on stage in booty baring leotard

Geordie Shore star in pics: Elettra Lamborghini twerks on stage in booty baring leotard

Entertainment
Elettra Lamborghini joined the Geordie Shore cast in 2017, adding plenty of sex appeal.From getting steamy in the hot tub with Marty McKenna, not forgetting her sexy shower scenes with the hunk, to her jaw-dropping fancy dress outfit.There seems to be no stopping the Italian babe after appearing on Geordie Shore and the Spanish version Supershore, as she also released a single in February 2018 called Pem Pem.The music video has set YouTube on fire, as the Italian version of Paris Hilton shakes her booty in latex and fishnets. Related Articles Taking to the stage in her home country, the 24-year-old set pulses racing with her performance.Wearing a bum-skimming, blue leotard the reality lass pranced around the stage in a devilish dance routine.Know...
Tour de France: Geraint Thomas set to win after maintaining lead on stage 20

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas set to win after maintaining lead on stage 20

Sports
Britain's Geraint Thomas is set to win the Tour de France after maintaining his overall lead on the penultimate stage of the race, a 31km time trial.The Team Sky rider, 32, finished third behind Tom Dumoulin but still leads the Dutchman by one minute, 51 seconds.Tour convention dictates that the race leader is never challenged on the final stage, so Thomas only needs to reach the finish in Paris on Sunday to win. "It's insane. Tour de France! I can't believe it," said Thomas on ITV4."I'm really trying not to cry, it's unbelievable. I tried not to think about it, just take it day by day. I've won the Tour de France man, I don't know what to say."Dumoulin beat defending champion Chris Froome by...