A new study suggests that a rechallenge with bevacizumab in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy may prolong progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer (ROC) who already received this agent during first-line treatment. The study was presented by Italian … Read more
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with chemotherapy (carboplatin and paclitaxel) followed by bevacizumab as a single agent for the treatment of women with advanced (stage III or IV) ovarian cancer following initial … Read more
Women with advanced ovarian cancer previously treated with bevacizumab (Avastin) had a 3-month improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) when they received second-line therapy that included bevacizumab, European investigators reported.
Median PFS increased from 8.8 months with platinum-based chemotherapy to 11.8 … Read more
Adding bevacizumab to platinum-based chemotherapy may improve survival among women with recurrent ovarian cancer, according to a study published in Lancet Oncology.1
Bevacizumab is emerging as an effective strategy as a first-line or maintenance therapy for recurrent ovarian … Read more