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Bevacizumab. Doctor drawing a syringe of bevacizumab (Avastin), a monoclonal antibody used in metastatic cancer treatment; for cancers that have spread beyond their original site. It works by targetting and inhibiting the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), thereby preventing tumour growth by blocking the formation of new blood vessels (angiogenesis). Photographed in France.
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