September 21, 2017

Breast Cancer Treatment Pulled By The FDA, Company To Appeal Decision

Back in December, the Food and Drug Administration made the decision to pull Avastin as a drug to treat breast cancer. The FDA argued that the risks of using the drug far outweighed the benefits. Avastin is a drug that is used in other cancer treatments as well, such as those found in the brain, […]

Avastin No Longer FDA Approved For Breast Cancer

On Thursday the Food and Drug Administration released a statement saying they are going to withdraw approval of Avastin as a treatment for breast cancer patients. The risks of the drug far outweigh the benefits. The FDA approved Avastin in February 2008 to help treat late-stage breast cancer patients. The drug was supposed to slow […]