Items Tagged ‘folfiri’

January 16th, 2015

Cyramza Added to FOLFIRI Delays Disease Progression and Extends Survival for Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer

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The results of an international phase III study evaluating 1,072 patients with advanced colorectal cancer whose disease progressed on or after initial therapy will be presented at the upcoming Gastrointestinal Symposium in San Francisco. The trial results suggest that a combination of the targeted drug Cyramza™ (ramucirumab) and FOLFIRI chemotherapy provides a survival advantage over […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, cyramza, folfiri, News, ramucirumab, Rectal Cancer, Recurrent/Relapsed Rectal Cancer, Stage IV (D)/Relapsed Colon Cancer, Stage IV Rectal Cancer


January 15th, 2015

Aggressive Chemotherapy Doubles Survival of Patients with Metastatic Colon Cancer

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According to the results of a clinical trial presented at the 2015 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer with a four-drug chemotherapy regimen plus Avastin® (bevacizumab) doubles survival when compared to a standard three drug regimen and Avastin. According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, more than […]

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Tags: avastin, bevacizumab, Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, crc, folfiri, FOLFOX, News, Stage IV (D)/Relapsed Colon Cancer


November 3rd, 2014

FOLFOXIRI + Bevacizumab Improves Outcomes for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

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According to a recent report in The New England Journal of Medicine, initial treatment with FOLFOXIRI plus Avastin® (bevacizumab), rather than FOLFIRI plus Avastin, improved progression-free survival in adults with inoperable metastatic colorectal cancer. According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, more than 102,000 new cases of colon cancer and about 40,000 new cases […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, colorectal cancer, folfiri, folfoxiri, metastatic, metastatic colorectal cancer, News, Rectal Cancer, Recurrent/Relapsed Rectal Cancer, Stage IV (D)/Relapsed Colon Cancer, Stage IV Rectal Cancer