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Blue Shield of California won’t cover breast cancer drug Avastin
The Mercury News

For the past two-and-a-half years, Terry Kalley’s wife has battled breast cancer with Avastin, the world’s bestselling cancer drug. About a year ago, he found out that federal regulators were considering pulling their approval of the drug for that use. Kalley quit his job and has dedicated himself to making sure that doesn’t happen. But the odds don’t look good.