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Colorectal Neoplasms (Colorectal Cancer) Summary

Description: Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.

Also Known As: Colorectal Cancer; Cancer, Colorectal; Colorectal Tumors; Colorectal Cancers; Colorectal Tumor Show All >>

Networked: 34998 relevant articles (2438 outcomes, 7713 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Colorectal Neoplasms

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fluorouracil (Carac) : 491 outcomes 1122 studies in 3307 results : FDA 33 Generic
  2. irinotecan (Camptosar) : 347 outcomes 656 studies in 1699 results : FDA 19 Generic
  3. oxaliplatin (Eloxatin) : 333 outcomes 594 studies in 1780 results : FDA 14 Generic
  4. Leucovorin (Folinic Acid) : 295 outcomes 679 studies in 1560 results : FDA 6
  5. bevacizumab : 269 outcomes 361 studies in 1066 results : FDA 2
  6. cetuximab (Erbitux) : 171 outcomes 293 studies in 1015 results : FDA 2
  7. capecitabine (Xeloda) : 145 outcomes 255 studies in 589 results : FDA 1
  8. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 71 outcomes 159 studies in 715 results : IBA
  9. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGF Receptor) : 68 outcomes 98 studies in 876 results : IBA
  10. panitumumab (Vectibix) : 64 outcomes 94 studies in 351 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Colorectal Neoplasms

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
  3. Colorectal Neoplasms (Colorectal Cancer)
  4. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
  5. Colonic Neoplasms (Colon Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Colorectal Neoplasms

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 535 outcomes 1015 studies in 4554 results
  2. Adjuvant Chemotherapy : 69 outcomes 143 studies in 631 results
  3. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 43 outcomes 67 studies in 496 results
  4. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy) : 41 outcomes 69 studies in 228 results
  5. Chemoprevention : 23 outcomes 69 studies in 425 results
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