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bevacizumab  Patient Information
A recombinant humanized monoclonal antibody directed against the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a pro-angiogenic cytokine. Bevacizumab binds to VEGF and inhibits VEGF receptor binding, thereby preventing the growth and maintenance of tumor blood vessels. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:anti-VEGF humanized monoclonal antibody
anti-VEGF monoclonal antibody
anti-VEGF rhuMAb
bevacizumab biosimilar BEVZ92
recombinant humanized anti-VEGF monoclonal antibody
rhuMAb VEGF
US brand name:Avastin
Abbreviations:rhuMAb VEGF
rhuMab-VEGF