Originally published Aug. 16.

By Turna Ray

In a last-ditch effort to keep Avastin on the market for breast cancer patients, Roche subsidiary Genentech has requested that the US Food and Drug Administration maintain the drug as an option for patients with aggressive disease and limited treatment options — a subset of patients that could include women with a molecularly distinct, triple-negative form of the disease.

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