Avastin Revoked for Breast Cancer

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FDA is recommending doctors no longer prescribe Avastin for women with breast cancer and determining that the data indicate that the drug does not prolong overall survival in breast cancer patients or provide a sufficient benefit in slowing disease progression to outweigh the significant risk to patients. Studies have not show the drug helped patient live longer, but do show they experienced a significant increase in serious side effects. These risks include severe high blood pressure; bleeding and hemorrhage; the development of perforations (or ''holes'') in the body, including in the nose, stomach, and intestines; and heart attack or heart failure. If you have suffer from this dangerous drug, consult an attorney as soon as possible.

If you took Avastin for treating breast cancer and have suffered serious side effects, contact the dangerous drug lawyers at the Clore Law Group today for a free consultation.

Avastin for Breast Cancer

The FDA is revoking the the accelerated approval of the breast cancer application of Avastin (bevacizumab), manufactured by Genentech. It has not been shown to provide a benefit, in terms of delay in the growth of tumors in metastatic breast cancer, that justifies its serious and life-threatening risks. Avastin will still remain on the market as an approved treatment for certain types of colon, lung, kidney and brain cancer (glioblastoma multiforme). The FDA approved Avastin for treating metastatic breast cancer in 2008. The accelerated approval program provides earlier patient access to promising new drugs to treat serious or life-threatening conditions while confirmatory clinical trials are conducted. This means it cannot be prescribed for breast cancer unless trial show the results outweigh the risks. (read more)

Avastin Law Suit

The FDA tries to balance the business with public safety, when it approves drugs. There are times the your safety is jeopardized in order to help corporations increase profits. There are times when a drug manufacturer can be held responsible for the harmful side effects of their product. The Clore Law helps people is this situation recover the maximum compensation for the injuries resulting from dangerous drugs. If you suffered serious side effects from taking Avastin, call the Clore Law Group today.

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