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FDA Approves Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Despite Opposition by Advisory Panel

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In spite of this record, an FDA advisory panel voted 5-4 against approving the drug for breast cancer. While studies have shown that Avastin shrinks breast tumors, there is no evidence that it lengthens or improves the quality of patients' lives.

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