How long can I take Avastin for advanced (stage III or IV) ovarian cancer?

You start taking Avastin® (bevacizumab) with carboplatin and paclitaxel (chemotherapy) to treat your advanced (stage III or IV) ovarian cancer. And you keep taking Avastin as long as your disease is controlled and your side effects are manageable, up to 22 cycles.

By continuing to take Avastin, you may be able to continue to control your cancer.

How long can I take Avastin for platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer?

Based on your doctor’s advice, you may continue to take Avastin® (bevacizumab) even after your chemotherapy is completed, as long as your disease is controlled and your side effects are manageable. By continuing to take Avastin beyond the chemotherapy, you may be able to continue to keep your cancer controlled.

How long can I take Avastin for platinum-resistant ovarian cancer?

Based on your doctor's advice, you may continue to take Avastin with your chemotherapy, as long as your disease is controlled and your side effects are manageable.

What to remember about Avastin therapy

There are some side effects that may require you to stop Avastin therapy. Your doctor will determine whether you should stop taking Avastin. But as long as your side effects stay manageable and your cancer is under control, you should keep taking Avastin.

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