Active Ingredient(s):Bevacizumab FDA Approved: * February 26, 2004 Pharm Company: *GENENTECH Category:Cancer
Bevacizumab, sold under the brand name Avastin, is a medication used to treat a number of types of cancers and a specific eye disease. For cancer, it is given by slow injection into a vein (intravenous) and used for colon cancer, lung cancer, glioblastoma, and renal-cell carcinoma. In many of these diseases it is used as a first-line therapy. For age-related macular degeneration it is given by injection into the e...
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