Avastin fails to win FDA panel support

12/5/2007 | Wall Street Journal (free content), The · NYTimes.com

An FDA advisory panel voted 5-4 Wednesday against approving Genentech's cancer drug Avastin as a first-line treatment for patients with recurrent or metastatic breast cancer. A National Cancer Institute study showed no significant difference in overall survival for patients who took Avastin with Taxol compared to those taking Taxol alone.

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