FDA Upholds Denial of Avastin

Avastin is no longer FDA approved for breast cancer.  This decision was upheld at a hearing last week.  Eye patients, however, need not worry.

The Food and Drug Administration had removed its approval for Avastin for the treatment of breast cancer last December.  A hearing last week (June, 2011) allowed Genentech and the drugs’ supporters, to voice their concerns about the removal of the drug.

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