News tagged with bevacizumab

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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Popular cancer drug can cause kidney damage

The widely used cancer drug bevacizumab may cause severe loss of protein from the kidney into the urine that can lead to significant kidney damage and can compromise the efficacy of cancer treatment, according to a study ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Medications
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Costly cancer drugs are worth it, study finds

(PhysOrg.com) -- The cost for chemotherapy medications to treat colorectal cancer for six months has jumped 2,600 percent from 1993 to 2005. But such rising costs are worth the price, asserts a new report from Cornell, when ...

dateAug 14, 2009 in Cancer
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