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2014-04-17 23:08:10

In the wake of a federal jury’s decision to award $9 billion to a man who developed bladder cancer after using the diabetes drug Actos, Cancer Monthly says patients who took Actos should recognize the symptoms of bladder cancer and protect their rights if they are diagnosed. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Cancer information site Cancer Monthly is advising Actos users to be aware of the symptoms of bladder cancer after a jury in the U.S. District Court for Western Louisiana concluded...

2014-04-17 23:01:49

The Firm is currently offering free and confidential Actos lawsuit evaluations to individuals who allegedly developed bladder cancer after taking the diabetes drug for 12 months or longer. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes recent developments in an Actos lawsuit (http://www.theactoslawsuitcenter.com/) trial currently underway in Nevada state court, which comes at the heels of a significant victory in Louisiana for a plaintiff whose federally-filed case...

2014-04-16 23:10:18

The Japanese drug maker that was recently ordered to pay $6 billion to a man who claimed that his bladder cancer diagnosis was caused by Actos, makes several other drugs with the same active ingredient. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The diabetes drug Actos has made news headlines this week after a jury decided that its manufacturer, Takeda, was responsible for causing bladder cancer in this case. But Actos is just one of several pioglitazone-containing drugs produced by Takeda and all of them...

2014-04-15 23:09:00

The cancer information website Cancer Monthly says bladder cancer patients who took Actos should not wait to seek legal advice, despite drug maker’s plans to appeal a federal jury’s ruling. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The makers of the diabetes drug Actos say they will appeal last week’s award of $9 billion in punitive damages to a man who claims that Actos caused his bladder cancer, (1) (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No....

2014-04-14 23:08:01

A recent published review of the link between Actos and bladder cancer suggests that a federal jury’s judgment against the drug’s manufacturer is justified. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Earlier this week, a jury awarded $9 billion in punitive damages to a man who says he got bladder cancer from taking the diabetes drug Actos. (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No. 6:12-cv-00064) According to cancer information site Cancer Monthly,...

2014-04-14 12:34:02

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly-specialized urine test can detect bladder cancer as much as three to six months earlier than an invasive cystoscopy procedure, and yet many patients at risk for this disease do not know about it. That's according to specialists at Skyline Urology who are urging individuals at risk for bladder cancer to undergo the urine FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) test. The simple test requires a urine sample and involves the...

2014-04-13 23:01:22

Days after a federal jury announced a $9 billion dollar judgment against the drug’s manufacturers, Cancer Monthly is encouraging bladder cancer patients to know their rights. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 The Japanese manufacturer of the diabetes drug Actos and its partner firm, Eli Lilly & Co., have been ordered to pay $9 billion to Terrence Allen, who was diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos. (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.,...

2014-04-12 23:01:34

A Louisiana jury’s decision to award $9 billion in damages to a man who says his bladder cancer was caused by the drug Actos could pave a new legal path for other bladder cancer patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Bladder cancer patients who took the drug Actos to control diabetes may now be able to establish a legal nexus or connection between the drug and the disease, thanks to a high-profile legal decision made this week.* If you are a bladder cancer patient who took Actos,...

2014-04-12 23:01:18

The Firm is evaluating Actos lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed bladder cancer due to long-term use of Actos. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Actos lawsuits (http://www.theactoslawsuitcenter.com/) alleging that long-term use of the Type 2 diabetes drug caused patients to develop bladder cancer continue to move forward in federal and state courts throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the Nevada Circuit Court...

2014-04-11 08:24:36

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences announced today that two study abstracts for the company's genomic tests for prostate and bladder cancers have been selected as "Best Posters in a Poster Session" by conference organizers at the 29(th) Annual European Association of Urology Congress. The first poster presentation demonstrates the clinical validation of the Decipher® prostate cancer classifier for predicting treatment failure in men treated with...


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