19 Nov '11, 2am

FDA Revokes Approval For Breast Cancer Treatment | Care2 Causes

FDA Revokes Approval For Breast Cancer Treatment | Care2 Causes

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration revoked the use of the drug Avastin as a treatment for breast cancer after clinical trials showed that the drug was neither effective nor safe. Specifically, Avastin has not been shown to significantly control breast cancer patients’ tumors or to to enable them to live longer. But the medication does expose those who take it to serious side effects including high blood pressure, hemorrhaging and heart attack or heart failure. Using Avastin also carries the risk of developing perforations in parts of the body, such as the nose, stomach, and intestines. Patients and their families had appealed to an FDA advisory panel to continue approval of Avastin at a two-day hearing in June. On learning of the FDA’s announcement on Friday, Terrance D. Kalley of Troy, Michigan, whose wife Arlene has been taking the drug, said the decision was si...

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