Avastin

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What is Avastin?

AVASTIN 25 mg/mL IV
Drug Name: BEVACIZUMAB - INJ
Other Brand Names: Avastin
Uses: This medication is a man-made antibody (IgG1) used to treat kidney, colon, and rectal cancer. Bevacizumab is also used to treat lung cancer (non-small cell type), certain types of breast cancer, and certain types of brain tumors. This drug works by blocking a certain protein (vascular endothelial growth factor-VEGF) thereby decreasing the blood supply to the tumor and slowing tumor growth.
Posts on Avastin (28)
My first question here. ( I should start with how this all came to be, but this is more pre...
My father, 66 years old, started seeing dark spot on his vision on December. Since ophthalm...
Two year CATT results: Lucentis, Avastin equivalent Second year results from the Compariso...
Does anyone know when in 2012 the new second year results from the CATT test will be availa...
I just had an intraocular injection of avastin in my right eye and am experiencing some dis...
My wife is having OC stage III C. Suboptimal debulking surgery is over on 28th January aft...
I was diagnosed with OVCA stage 3-C in May 2010. I have since found out that I have a BRCA ...
how long does avastin stay in the system? It drove my blood pressure up instantly and it w...
Hello, in 2006 my mom was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer. As a result of the tumor...
Hi, Im new to this forum but not new to ovca :) I am coming up on my 2 year cancerversary ...
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by Annekathryn Goodman, M.D.Blank, Feb 08, 2012 - 4 Comments
Bevacizumab (Avastin) and Ovarian Cancer By: Annekathryn Goodman, MD February 4, ...
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