Bevacizumab plus interferon better for renal cell carcinoma

Shafer, Emily; Dreicer, Robert
April 2008
Hem/Onc Today;4/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p7
The article focuses on the ability of interferon-alpha plus bevacizumab combination in improving the progression-free survival and response rate in metastatic renal cell carcinoma compared with interferon-alpha alone, based on a study. The study randomly subjected the patients with previously untreated metastatic clear-cell renal cell carcinoma to interferon-alpha with or without bevacizumab. The results show that the combination treatment has better median time to progression.


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