January Cervical Cancer Month: Progress Is Promising

January 9, 2015 10:00 PM

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January is Cervical Cancer Month. So it is time to look at what has been accomplished recently in control of this disease.

In 2014, the FDA approved a new treatment for advanced cervical cancer. Bevacizumab, an antibody that targets blood vessels in cancers and has been useful in colon, lung and brain tumors, gave better control of patients with advanced cervical cancer when used in combination with chemotherapy. For ov...

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