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Avastin Breast Cancer

Avastin -- Back in the News

Susan M. Love | Posted 04.01.2012 | Health News
Susan M. Love

If we can figure out who should get Avastin, when and for how long, we may find it has a place in breast cancer. But until we answer those questions, we should not be giving it to everybody because we hope it will help someone.

FDA Revokes Approval Of Avastin For Breast Cancer

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 01.18.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — The government delivered a blow to some desperate patients Friday as it ruled the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used...

'It's Tough Enough To Have The Uncertainty of life and death'

AP | MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 12.11.2011 | San Francisco

Marcus Wohlsen, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the past 2½ years, Terry Kalley's wife has battled breast cancer with Avastin, the wo...

UPDATE: FDA Votes Down Avastin For Breast Cancer

Posted 08.28.2011 | Healthy Living

UPDATE: A Food and Drug Administration panel voted today to revoke Avastin's approval for treatment of breast cancer. The panel voted 6-0 to r...

FDA Decision Could End Avastin's Role As Breast Cancer Drug

AP | By MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 08.27.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- The best-selling cancer drug in the world comes under federal scrutiny once again this week, as drugmaker Roche makes a last-ditch effor...

FDA Says Breast Cancer Drug Did Not Extend Lives

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Follow-up studies of a Roche breast cancer drug showed that it failed to extend the lives of patients, federal health scientists sa...