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Carboplatin/Gemcitabine/Bevacizumab (Avastin)

Has anyone had experience with Carboplatin/Gemcitabine/Bevacizumab (Avastin).

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Like you, I enrolled in a trial (GOG 218) with avastin, when I was also getting standard treatment (taxol and carbo).  
Studies have shown that avastin is more successful when paired with a chemo.  Just heard a gyn/oncologist speak and he really emphasized that avastin and other targeted therapists are our best hope for now.
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I have had the carbo/gemzar for a reurrence w/o the avastin. It worked well for me, but I had to discontinue to caro because of an allergic reaction. I had taken the carbo before, after 8 to 10 treatments a lot of people have a reaction to it. It should do well with the avastin added. The carbo/gemzar did cause nausea, bone pain, and low blood counts and platelets.  Best wishes.
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