Nightly News | December 16, 2010
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: recommending Avastin be removed from the market as a treatment for breast cancer because its risks outweighed its benefits. Avastin was approved in '08, but since then patients, as you may know, have
had serious side effects: high blood pressure, bleeding, heart failure. The drug will remain an approved treatment for some other types of cancer, including brain and lung cancer .