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SEP 28, 2014 - Reuters

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Gain from adding Roche's Avastin to immune drug unclear

MADRID (Reuters) - It is too early to say whether combining Roche's best-selling Avastin cancer drug with the company's experimental immune-boosting medicine MPDL3280A gives a better outcome in fighting tumors.

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SEP 25, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Roche says Avastin prolongs life in breast cancer study

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche said its cancer drug Avastin helped women with a common form of breast cancer live longer without their disease worsening, when used in combination with chemotherapy drug Xeloda. Results of a Phase III study involving 185 patients with HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer found those treated with both drugs saw an almost threefold improvement in ...

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SEP 14, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Costly eye drug and far cheaper alternative have similar side effects: study

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Injecting Roche's cancer drug Avastin as a cheap eye treatment does not appear to increase deaths or serious side effects, according to an independent study that is likely to fuel a row over the medicine's unapproved use. An analysis of nine clinical trials - including three unpublished ones - concluded that health policies favoring ...

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