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Avastin combined with other cancer drug may stop spread of brain cancer
Avastin combined with other cancer drug may stop spread of brain cancer

(February 14, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Minnesota – Avastin combined with a cancer drug may stop brain cancer from spreading, according to a report published in PLOS ONE. Researchers studied a mouse model of brain cancer, administering bevacizumab alone, dasatinib alone, and a combo of the two drugs. They found that Avastin alone temporarily stopped the brain cancer but consequently encouraged the tumor to spread and become more aggressive. Use of both drugs, however, shrank the tumors and also stopped subsequent spread

 
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