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Bevacizumab

 
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    Bevacizumab
    Avastin 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • A humanised monoclonal antibody directed against vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), whose expression is up-regulated during angiogenesis in certain cancers. Binding to VEGF reduces tumour bloodflow by promoting breakdown of tumour vasculature and inhibiting new blood vessel growth.

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