Avastin/Lucentis controversy continues

May 6, 2010

"Why was Lucentis, at $2000 per dose chosen for the study, rather than Avastin at $50 per dose?? so asked Irv Arons in his blog spot.

“As I read the news release from the NEI/NIH yesterday morning, about the one-year results of the clinical trial evaluating the combination use of Lucentis with pan-retinal laser therapy to treat diabetic macular oedema, prior to posting it online, and later, when I read the complete study as posted in Ophthalmology, the one thought that kept running through my mind was, why was Lucentis, at $2000 per dose chosen for the study, rather than Avastin at $50 per dose?” so said Irv Arons in his blog spot. Read more...

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