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Tuesday 16th July 2019

Avastin Articles


Avastin should be used for eyes

21st November 2014

Clinical trials found Avastin is safe and effective for elderly people losing their sight.

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Avastin approved in US for ovarian cancer

17th November 2014

US regulator has approved Roche's Avastin drug as treatment for ovarian cancer.

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Cheap eye drug could save NHS millions

8th May 2012

Research suggests the NHS could save £84m a year by using Avastin for wet AMD.

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NICE reject Avastin for advanced breast cancer

18th April 2012

NICE have issued draft guidance saying Avastin should not be used for advanced breast cancer that has spread.

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Fake Avastin found

16th February 2012

According to a statement by Roche fake cancer drug, Avastin has been distributed in the USA.

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US rescind approval for Avastin

21st November 2011

US drug regulators say Avastin is not effective enough to justify risks of taking it.

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Three bowel cancer drugs rejected

5th September 2011

NICE has turned down three drugs for people with advanced bowel cancer saying they are not cost effective.

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Proposal to revoke approval of Avastin

30th June 2011

Vote by a federal committee of cancer experts means Avastin may no longer be available for treatment of breast cancer.

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Avastin 'not approved' for breast cancers

24th February 2011

NICE say Avastin should not be used to treat secondary breast cancers.

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Breast cancer - bevacizumab (in combination with a taxane): guidance

24th February 2011

NICE does not recommend bevacizumab in combination with a taxane as first treatment for people with metastatic breast cancer.

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