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JAN 23, 2013 - Yahoo! News

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FDA approves new use for Roche's Avastin in colon cancer treatment

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the use of Roche's Avastin for patients whose colorectal cancer has worsened despite previous treatment with the drug. The new use will allow patients first treated with Avastin plus chemotherapy to be treated again with the biotechnology drug in combination with a different chemotherapy regimen. A pivotal clinical trial showed that such a treatment strategy improved survival. ...

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