Know your options
Roche has medicines for a number of other cancer types, beyond
those highlighted on the homepage of this website.
The medicines on this page are registered by Medsafe but not funded by PHARMAC. This means that you will have to pay for these medicines to treat these types of cancer.
Click the cancer type you would like more information on
Bladder (urothelial) cancer
Tecentriq,® also known as atezolizumab, is a prescription medicine for the treatment of adult patients with certain types of advanced or metastatic bladder cancer.
Stomach (gastric) cancer
Herceptin,® also known as trastuzumab, has a number of medical uses and is registered by Medsafe for the treatment of patients with advanced stomach cancer.
Avastin,® also known as bevacizumab, is a targeted therapy for the treatment of a number of cancers. For patients with advanced cervical cancer, Avastin is given in combination with chemotherapy.
Kidney (renal cell) cancer
Avastin,® also know as bevacizumab, is a targeted therapy for the treatment of a number of cancers. For patients with advanced kidney cancer, Avastin is given in combination with a type of treatment called interferon.