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FDA Pulls Use of Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Because of Severe Side Effects

Sunday, 20 November 2011 08:55

‘The blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used in advanced breast cancer patients because of dangerous side effects.

The Food and Drug Administration declared Friday there is no proof that the drug extends the lives of advanced patients.

The ruling by the FDA was long expected, but it was certain to disappoint women who say they’ve run out of other options as their breast cancer spread through their bodies. Impassioned patients had lobbied furiously to preserve Avastin as a last shot.’

Read more: FDA Pulls Use of Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Because of Severe Side Effects

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  1. November 27, 2011 at 3:52 am

    Free info like this is an apple from the tree of knoewdlge. Sinful?

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