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Washington - FDA Revokes Approval Of Avastin For Cancer Treatment

Nov 18, 2011 at 11:13 AM

Washington - The Food and Drug Administration has declared the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used in breast cancer patients because there's no proof it extends their lives — and it is causing dangerous side effects. Friday's ruling was long expected, but is sure to disappoint women who say they've run out of other options. FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg called the...

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