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Poteligeo (mogamulizumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with two rare types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

FDA Approves Poteligeo for Rare Types of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Drug approved to treat relapsed or refractory mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome
Azedra (iobenguane) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people 12 and older with rare adrenal gland tumors (pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma) that can't be surgically removed and have spread beyond the original site.

FDA Approves Azedra for Rare Adrenal Tumors

First systemic treatment for patients who experience tumor-related symptoms such as hypertension
A magnetic system for guiding lymph node biopsies in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Approves Magnetic System for Guiding Lymph Node Biopsies

Sentimag System uses magnetic detection to identify sentinel lymph nodes for surgical removal
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved ribociclib in combination with an aromatase inhibitor as an initial endocrine-based therapy for the treatment of pre/perimenopausal or postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive

FDA Grants First Approval for CA Drug Under New Pilot Programs

Ribociclib approved in combo with AI as endocrine tx for HR-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast CA
Users of synthetic marijuana products and health care providers should be aware of the risk of bleeding associated with contamination of synthetic cannabinoid products with brodifacoum

FDA Warns Against Risks of Contaminated Synthetic Cannabis

Risk of bleeding associated with contamination of synthetic marijuana products with brodifacoum
Tibsovo (ivosidenib) tablets have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia among people with a defective IDH1 gene.

FDA Approves Tibsovo for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Approved for adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia who have IDH1 mutation
A new rule proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests that the type size on packaged foods sold in vending machines be at least 1.5 times the size of the net weight declaration on the front of the package.

FDA Proposes New Rule on Food Labeling in Vending Machines

Revised rule suggests that type size on packaged food must be 1.5 times size of net weight declaration
Amid lawsuits and plummeting sales for its Essure birth control device

Bayer Stops U.S. Sale of Essure Birth Control Implant

Problems with device include chronic pain and perforations of the uterus and fallopian tubes
Several drug products containing the active ingredient valsartan

FDA Recalls Drugs Containing Active Ingredient Valsartan

All lots of non-expired products that contain valsartan supplied by Zhejiang Huahai being recalled
Pivotal trials supporting U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals granted Breakthrough Therapy designation often lack randomization

Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined

Pivotal trials supporting these approvals often lack randomization, double-blinding, control groups