About Genentech BioOncologyGenentech is changing the type of cancer by establishing a broad oncology portfolio of innovative, targeted therapies with the aim of improving the quality of life of patients treated obligation. The company is the leading provider of anti-tumor therapeutics in the United States. Genentech is conducting clinical development programs for Rituxan? , Herceptin? , Avastin? and Tarceva? , and markets all four products in the United States, either alone or with Biogen Idec Inc get information . or OSI Pharmaceuticals .
In the year 1993, a study in the journal Nature, Ferrara and his team demonstrated that could be the VEGF antibody directed to suppress angiogenesis and tumor growth in preclinical models, provides compelling evidence that play VEGF play an important role in tumor growth published. Clinical trials with a humanized version of the antibody, Avastin, began in 1997.
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