New drug combination slows tumor growth for recurrent ovarian cancer

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 11:00 in Health & Medicine

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with chemotherapy resulted in a clinical benefit for patients with recurrent ovarian cancer, according to a new study. Results from the phase III "OCEANS" trial were presented today by the lead author, Carol Aghajanian, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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