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Acronym: CBI

Most often associated with treatment of Colorectal Cancer

(Erbitux, C225)

Cetuximab is used to treat metastatic colorectal cancer (cancer spread beyond the colon or rectum) that over-expresses the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR).

Approved for the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

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(Avastin®)

Treatment of metastatic colon or rectal cancer, used as part of a combination chemotherapy regimen.

Treatment for non-squamous, non-small cell lung cancer.

Treatment of metastatic breast cancer, used as part of a combination chemotherapy regimen.

Treatment of glioblastoma (GBM).

Treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

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(Camptosar®, Camptothecin-11, CPT-11)

Used for Metastatic colon or rectal cancer.

Irinotecan is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as a "plant alkaloid" and "topoisomerase I inhibitor."

This medication is given by infusion through a vein (intravenously, IV).

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