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  • n. A monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of cancer.

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  • NICE first rejected Avastin, also known as bevacizumab, four years ago.

    U.K. Regulator Rejects Roche's Avastin Again

  • Avastin, also known as bevacizumab, works by starving cancer cells of a blood supply.

    BBC News - Home

  • The latest cases follow an alert from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday that repackaged injections of the Avastin, also known as bevacizumab, had caused serious eye infections in 12 Miami-area patients.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • WASHINGTON AFP - The cancer drug Avastin, also known as bevacizumab, is linked to a higher risk of death when combined with chemotherapy, said a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The latest cases of blindness follow an alert from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday that repackaged injections of the Avastin, also known as bevacizumab, had caused eye serious eye infections in 12 Miami-area patients.

  • Avastin, also known as bevacizumab, is Roche's best-selling product.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Newswise - Patients suffering from hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), an inherited vascular condition characterized by profuse nosebleeds, may find hope in a cancer-fighting drug called bevacizumab, also known as Avastin.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • A cancer-fighting drug called bevacizumab, also known as Avastin, has offered hope to patients suffering from hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), an inherited vascular condition characterized by profuse nosebleeds.

    Medindia Health News

  • February 12th, 2010 WASHINGTON - A cancer-fighting drug called bevacizumab, also known as Avastin, has offered hope to patients suffering from hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), an inherited vascular condition characterized by profuse nosebleeds.

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  • Avastin, also known as bevacizumab, is the world's best-selling cancer drug, with sales last year of about $6 billion.

    NYT > Home Page

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