News tagged with avastin

FDA panel: Revoke drug's breast cancer approval

(AP) -- A panel of cancer experts has ruled for a second time that Avastin, the best-selling cancer drug in the world, should no longer be used in breast cancer patients, clearing the way for the government to remove its ...

Jun 28, 2011
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FDA panel unanimously backs Regeneron eye drug

(AP) -- A panel of federal health experts voted unanimously in favor of a new eye drug from Regeneron, bringing the company one step closer to competing against a blockbuster Roche drug that currently dominates the market.

Jun 17, 2011
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Analysis details Avastin's rare fatal side effects

(AP) -- A new analysis raises fresh questions about the risks of the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin, suggesting the chance of dying from side effects linked to it is higher than the risk for patients on chemotherapy alone.

Feb 01, 2011
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Overcoming ovarian cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- UCI's gynecologic oncology group forges what is being called the largest breakthrough for treating ovarian cancer in more than a decade.

Jul 06, 2010
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