bevacizumab (brand name: Avastin)
A drug that works by stopping or slowing the formation of new blood vessels that cancer cells need in order to grow. It is a type of targeted therapy
Along with bevacizumab (brand name: Avastin), other types of targeted therapy medications include Herceptin (chemical name: trastuzumab) and Tykerb (chemical name: lapatinib).
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