stage Cervical Cancer

August 15, 2014 1:14 PM

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stage Cervical Cancer

Washington DC - infoZine - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday approved a new use for Avastin (bevacizumab) to treat patients with persistent, recurrent or late-stage (metastatic) cervical cancer.

Cervical cancer grows in the tissues of the lower part of the uterus known as the cervix. It commonly occurs when human papillomaviruses (HPV), a virus that spreads through sexual contact, cause cells to become cancerous. Although there are two licensed vaccines available to prevent many types of HP...

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