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Targeted cancer drugs

Targeted cancer drugs change the way that cells work and help the body control the growth of cancer. Some seek out and destroy cancer cells. Others help the body to attack the cancer.

Some women with advanced ovarian cancer might have targeted cancer drugs. 

About targeted cancer drugs

Targeted cancer drugs change the way that cells work and help the body control the growth of cancer.

Targeted cancer drugs

Avastin and olaparib are 2 types of targeted drugs sometimes used for advanced ovarian cancer. 

Last reviewed: 
13 Feb 2019

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