Avastin Plus Commonly Used Chemotherapies Demonstrated Improved Progression-Free Survival In Advanced Breast Cancer

News — By on November 24, 2008 at 9:00 am

Genentech, Inc. (NYSE:DNA) today announced that a Phase III study (RIBBON 1) of Avastin® (bevacizumab), in combination with taxane, anthracycline-based or capecitabine chemotherapies for first-line treatment of metastatic HER2-negative breast cancer, met its primary endpoint of increasing the time patients lived without their disease advancing, compared to the chemotherapies alone.

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