Janet's message inspires us all to continue the fight against ovarian cancer. She devoted her heart and soul to the South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation.
SCOCF Spokesperson Andie MacDowell
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Today, the Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Genentech’s Avastin (bevacizumab) in combination with chemotherapy for women with platinum-resistant recurrent ovarian cancer. The approval was based on the results of a Phase III clinical trial which showed women who received Avastin with chemotherapy had a 62% improvement in progression free survival (disease worsening) as compared to those who received chemotherapy alone.
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is pleased with FDA’s action to approve Avastin and applauds the first approval of a new therapeutic in ovarian cancer since 2006. We look forward to sharing more information with the community about this decision, as it becomes available.
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Teal Diva’s origins lie in a common need of those affected by ovarian cancer: support. When Shannon Routh was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2009, she also discovered that she would be unable to have children, despite her young age. For Shannon this made relating with other survivors difficult, as many of the survivors she […]