Roche's Avastin forestalls progression, death in brain cancer study

11/19/2012 | CNBC

Roche Holding's Avastin, in combination with radiation and chemotherapy, lowered the risk of cancer progression or death in patients with a common form of brain cancer during a Phase III trial. The drug, however, failed to significantly improve overall survival rates. Avastin is approved for treatment of several cancers including kidney and breast cancers.

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