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If you take Avastin, do you still need chemotherapy?

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Yes. You still need chemo, but Avastin makes it work better. Avastin must be given along with chemotherapy that includes a drug called 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) or capecitabine (Xeloda).

From: Avastin Questions and Answers WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on January 15, 2017

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