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Non-Profit Breastcancer.org Shares Concerns with FDA on Avastin Breast Cancer Recommendation
Date:12/16/2010

east cancer, Breastcancer.org is committed to help everyone affected by breast cancer -- including family members and caregivers -- make sense of complex medical information so they can make the best decisions for their unique situations. Hundreds of thousands of women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer have turned to Breastcancer.org to better understand their available treatment options, as well as the results of studies that may influence their future treatment choices.

Through 10 years of dialogue with women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, Breastcancer.org has learned a great deal from these women about their feelings, perspectives, needs, and experiences with the disease and treatments:

  • Current treatments for metastatic breast cancer offer modest benefits and a cure remains frustratingly unobtainable.
  • What makes sense, treatment-wise, for any specific woman should be determined by:
    • the characteristics of the disease
    • science-based evidence about a particular treatment
    • the woman's expectations and treatment preferences, as well as her assessment of the treatment's risks and benefits
  • A woman's individual experience with a treatment may be different (and more important to her) than the aggregate results from a clinical trial.
  • Women want and need access to the widest array of beneficial, safe treatment options.
  • Longer progression-free survival is a meaningful benefit for many women.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval process determines which treatments are available to treat metastatic breast cancer and influences whether insurance companies will cover the treatment.  

As a voice for women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, Breastcancer.org asks you to consider the importance o
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