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New Roche Data to be Presented at ASCO Offers Further Hope for Cancer Patients
Date:5/15/2008

E450a

metastatic colorectal cancer: First

BEAT

Berry S, et al, Abstract No. 4025,

Poster No. 12.

Avastin The safety of long-term bevacizumab Monday 2 June 2008,

use: Results from the BRiTE 8:00am - 12:00pm, S

observational cohort study (OCS). Hall A1

Purdie D, et al, Abstract No. 4103,

Poster No. 14G

Avastin Safety and effectiveness of Sunday 1 June 2008,

bevacizumab (BV) and chemotherapy 8:00am - 12:00pm,

(CT) in elderly patients (pts) with E450a

metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC):

Results from the BRiTE observational

cohort study. Kozloff M, et al,

Abstract N0. 4026, Poster No. 13

Full details of key Roche data presentations will be available on Friday 30th May at an invitation-only media event for non-US journalists. All abstracts are available at: http://www.asco.org/ASCO/Meetings .

Editor's note

-- Breast Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women, eight

to nine percent of women will develop this cancer during their

lifetime(1). Each year more than one million new cases of breast

cancer are diagnosed(2) with a death rate of over 500,000 people per

year.(3)

-- Avastin doubles the chance of a patient living without their disease

advancing (progression free survival). When used in combination with

taxanes (chemotherapy), Avastin substantially increases the efficacy of

treatment with limited impact on safety. Studies show that continual

direct VEGF inhibition with Avastin maximizes the treatment benefit for

the patient.

-- Herceptin is a humanised antibody sp
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