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 ...

dateJun 28, 2011 in Medications
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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.

dateJun 17, 2011 in Medications
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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.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medications
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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.

dateJul 06, 2010 in Cancer
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