Chemotherapy attacks fast-growing cells, like cancer cells. Avastin® (bevacizumab) works differently than chemotherapy.
For advanced nonsquamous non–small cell lung cancer (nsNSCLC), Avastin is used with carboplatin and paclitaxel (chemotherapy) and hits your cancer from another angle.
Avastin is a tumor-starving (anti-angiogenic) therapy. The purpose of Avastin is to prevent the growth of new blood vessels. This includes normal blood vessels and blood vessels that feed tumors.
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Avastin is a tumor-starving therapy. Read more about how it's designed to work.
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