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More counterfeit vials of cancer drug Avastin found in US
More counterfeit versions of Roche’s best-selling cancer drug Avastin are being distributed to medical facilities in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned. This is the third time in a year that federal regulators have discovered counterfeit
Drug company stock drops after news that drug data was flawed
It was a great day for Peregrine Pharmaceuticals when earlier this month during a midpoint review of a clinical trial the company announced that lung cancer patients taking its experimental drug bavituximab were living twice as long as patients who
Experimental drug shown effective against aggressive skin, lung, kidney cancers
A new experimental drug by Bristol-Myers Squibb is showing promise for patients with advanced melanoma, kidney and lung cancers, according to preliminary trial data.
Counterfeit cancer drug traced back to distributors in Egypt
Counterfeit vials of the cancer drug Avastin that were found circulating in Europe and the United States earlier this month contain salt, starch and a variety of chemicals, but none of the active ingredient bevacizumab that fights cancer.
FDA removes breast cancer indication from Avastin
After months of debate, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered that the breast cancer indication for the drug Avastin be removed because it is not proven safe and effective to treat the disease.
Breast cancer indication for Avastin still a ‘no’
Breast cancer survivors pleaded to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel of experts earlier this week to keep the breast cancer indication for the drug Avastin (bevacizumab). Avastin is used for the treatment of colon, kidney, brain and lung
Avastin shows promising results in ovarian cancer studies
The cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab) may have had a setback recently when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pulled the drug’s breast cancer indication, but it is showing promising results in ovarian cancer studies. Roche Holding AG announced this week
Radon awareness month warns of dangers of radon exposure
January is National Radon Action Month, a campaign organized by the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) to raise awareness of the dangers of radon and to urge people to have the radon levels tested in their homes. The U.S. Environmental Protection