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FDA approves avastin for late-stage cervical cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor

August 18, 2014 - 11:21am

Oncology Nurse Advisor

FDA approves avastin for late-stage cervical cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Genentech's Avastin for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the seventh indication for the blockbuster biotech drug. The FDA approved the drug late Thursday for women with cervical cancer that is ...

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Health note: Better chance for a cure? Cervical cancer study of promising drug - GazetteNET

August 18, 2014 - 10:33am

Health note: Better chance for a cure? Cervical cancer study of promising drug
GazetteNET
A national clinical trial is underway with the goal of improving survival rates for cervical cancer patients worldwide. Dr. Charles Kunos, medical director of radiation oncology at Summa Akron City Hospital, is heading a National Cancer Institute study ...

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Roche's Avastin plus chemotherapy gets FDA approval for cervical cancer ... - Pharmaceutical Business Review

August 18, 2014 - 2:42am

Roche's Avastin plus chemotherapy gets FDA approval for cervical cancer ...
Pharmaceutical Business Review
Roche Global Product Development chief medical officer and head Dr Sandra Horning said with the approval, women with advanced cervical cancer now have the option of Avastin plus chemotherapy to help them live longer than with chemotherapy alone.

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Cervical Cancer Deadly Silent Killer - Guardian Liberty Voice

August 17, 2014 - 11:59pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Cervical Cancer Deadly Silent Killer
Guardian Liberty Voice
Cervical cancer is a deadly, silent killer that many women face each year. The number of women who are diagnosed with the deadly cancer is relatively low in comparison to other cancers, but the mortality rate increases significantly when cervical ...
Don't rush to change the policy on testing for cervical cancerThe Independent

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Avastin Approved For Cervical Cancer Treatment By FDA - Headlines & Global News

August 17, 2014 - 7:44pm

Avastin Approved For Cervical Cancer Treatment By FDA
Headlines & Global News
"Avastin is the first drug approved for patients with late-stage cervical cancer since the 2006 approval of topotecan with cisplatin," said Richard Pazdur, M.D., director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA's Center for Drug ...

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Cervical Cancer Biologic Agent Fights Multiple Tumor Types - Guardian Liberty Voice

August 17, 2014 - 4:05pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Cervical Cancer Biologic Agent Fights Multiple Tumor Types
Guardian Liberty Voice
14, 2014, approval of Roche's biologic agent, Avastin (bevacizumab), for use with chemotherapy in treating late-stage cervical cancer, confirms that the drug effectively fights multiple tumor types. Avastin was approved for treating colorectal cancer ...
Drug Is Approved as Treatment for Cervical CancerNew York Times
Avastin approved by FDA to treat late-stage cervical cancerTech Times
Cervical Cancer Treatment: Avastin, Genentech drug gets FDA ApprovalWallStreet OTC
MarketWatch -WebMD -FDA.gov
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Cervical Cancer Treatment: Avastin, Genentech drug gets FDA Approval - WallStreet OTC

August 17, 2014 - 10:42am

WallStreet OTC

Cervical Cancer Treatment: Avastin, Genentech drug gets FDA Approval
WallStreet OTC
According to a FDA release, women with recurrent, persistent or metastatic cervical cancer can be treated in a regime combining Avastin (bevacizumab) with the chemotherapy drugs paclitaxel and cisplatin or in combination with topotecan and paclitaxel.

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Avastin approved by FDA to treat late-stage cervical cancer - Tech Times

August 17, 2014 - 4:09am

Guardian Liberty Voice

Avastin approved by FDA to treat late-stage cervical cancer
Tech Times
The approval will allow treatment of women with recurrent, persistent or metastatic cervical cancer in a regime combining Avastin (bevacizumab) with the chemotherapy drugs cisplatin and paclitaxel or in combination with paclitaxel and topotecan, the ...
Cervical Cancer Biologic Agent Fights Multiple Tumor TypesGuardian Liberty Voice
FDA Approves Genentech's Avastin Plus Chemotherapy for Treatment of ...MarketWatch
FDA Approves Avastin for Advanced Cervical CancerCancer Network
Zacks.com -SFGate (blog) -WATE-TV
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Cervical Cancer Victim 'Too Young' To Test - Sky News

August 17, 2014 - 2:37am

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Cervical Cancer Victim 'Too Young' To Test
Sky News
A 26-year-old woman who died from cervical cancer after being told she was too young for a smear test is inspiring a campaign to lower the age for cancer checks. Dawn Weston's devastated husband has told Sky News his then fiance complained of severe ...
'Why I don't want to wait another year for a smear test'Telegraph.co.uk
Newlywed Dies of Cervical Cancer at 26 After Being Denied a Simple Pap SmearThe Stir
Newlywed dies of cervical cancer aged 26 after being denied a smear test by ...Daily Mail
Irish Independent -Huffington Post UK -New York Daily News
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FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Drug - Daily Beast

August 16, 2014 - 5:53pm

FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Drug
Daily Beast
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug this week to treat patients with late-stage or recurrent cervical cancer. The drug Avastin (bevacizumab) interferes with blood vessels that fuel the development of cancerous cells. It has ...

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FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Drug - Daily Beast

August 16, 2014 - 5:53pm

FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Drug
Daily Beast
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug this week to treat patients with late-stage or recurrent cervical cancer. The drug Avastin (bevacizumab) interferes with blood vessels that fuel the development of cancerous cells. It has ...

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FDA Approves Genentech's Avastin As Treatment For Advanced Cervical Cancer - International Business Times

August 16, 2014 - 5:22pm

FDA Approves Genentech's Avastin As Treatment For Advanced Cervical Cancer
International Business Times
Avastin is the first drug approved for treating late-stage cervical cancer and won approval in less than four months as part of a streamlined FDA review process, said Dr. Richard Pazdur, director of the FDA's Office of Hematology and Oncology Products ...

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Avastin – Newly FDA Approved Drug for Treating Cervical Cancer - News on Wellness

August 16, 2014 - 4:38pm

News on Wellness

Avastin – Newly FDA Approved Drug for Treating Cervical Cancer
News on Wellness
avastin For years, focus has been on developing an effective drug for treating cervical cancer and recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced success. Classified as an angiogenesis inhibitor called bevacizumab or formally, Avastin, this ...

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Cervical Cancer Drug Approved by FDA - The Utah People's Post

August 16, 2014 - 2:23pm

Cervical Cancer Drug Approved by FDA
The Utah People's Post
Avastin, the new drug developed for the treatment of several types of cancer has finally been approved for the treatment of cervical cancer in combination with chemotherapy by the Food and Drug Administration. Avastin (containing bevacizumab ...

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FDA Approves Avastin, Drug for Aggressive Cervical Cancer - Chinatopix

August 16, 2014 - 1:17pm

FDA Approves Avastin, Drug for Aggressive Cervical Cancer
Chinatopix
A new drug by the Roche Group has been approved by the FDA to battle aggressive, recurring and late-stage cervical cancer. The pharmaceutical company, Roche Group, calls Avastin "tumor-starving (anti-angiogenic) therapy". The drug Avastin, used ...

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FDA approves Avastin to treat patients with cervical cancer - Bay Net

August 16, 2014 - 10:07am

FDA approves Avastin to treat patients with cervical cancer
Bay Net
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new use for Avastin (bevacizumab) to treat patients with persistent, recurrent or late-stage (metastatic) cervical cancer. Cervical cancer grows in the tissues of the lower part of the uterus known as ...

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FDA Okays Avastin to Treat Aggressive and Late-Stage Cervical Cancer - Science World Report

August 16, 2014 - 6:19am

Science World Report

FDA Okays Avastin to Treat Aggressive and Late-Stage Cervical Cancer
Science World Report
The National Cancer Institute estimates that nearly 12, 360 American women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and nearly 4, 020 of them will die from the disease in 2014. The latest approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers hope to ...

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Bee Healthy: Cervical Cancer Myths or Facts Quiz! - Modesto Bee

August 16, 2014 - 3:02am

Bee Healthy: Cervical Cancer Myths or Facts Quiz!
Modesto Bee
Women diagnosed with cervical cancer (CerCA) often have misconceptions about this condition. Let's go over some of the common myths and facts about CerCA. Myth or Fact: A woman can easily recognize CerCA because the symptoms are obvious. Myth.

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FDA Approves New Drug To Treat Aggressive and Late-Stage Cervical Cancer - Headlines & Global News

August 16, 2014 - 1:31am

Headlines & Global News

FDA Approves New Drug To Treat Aggressive and Late-Stage Cervical Cancer
Headlines & Global News
"Avastin is the first drug approved for patients with late-stage cervical cancer since the 2006 approval of topotecan with cisplatin," said Richard Pazdur, director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA's Center for Drug ...

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Drug Is Approved as Treatment for Cervical Cancer - New York Times

August 15, 2014 - 8:32pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Drug Is Approved as Treatment for Cervical Cancer
New York Times
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Avastin — made by Genentech, a unit of the Swiss drug maker Roche — for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the seventh indication for the biotech drug, which had global sales of $6.25 billion ...
Avastin approved by FDA to treat late-stage cervical cancerTech Times
Cervical Cancer Biologic Agent Fights Multiple Tumor TypesGuardian Liberty Voice
Storied Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Gets Another Use: Cervical CancerHealthline
SFGate (blog) -Science World Report
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