Two ways to fight a tumor

Unlike traditional chemotherapy, Avastin tries to limit blood flow to tumors. It is used to treat several types of cancer, but the FDA concluded that it did more harm than good in breast cancer patients. Read related article.

Two ways to fight a tumor
Sources: American Cancer Society, PubMed Health, National Cancer Institute, Genentech. By Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra/The Washington Post. Published on November 18, 2011, 11:57 a.m.
 
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