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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


FOLFIRI-bevacizumab regimen  listen  (…. beh-vuh-SIH-zoo-mab REH-jih-men)

  A chemotherapy combination used as an initial treatment of colorectal cancer that has spread. It includes the drugs leucovorin (folinic acid), fluorouracil, irinotecan hydrochloride, and bevacizumab. Also called FOLFIRI-Avastin regimen and FOLFIRI-bevacizumab.

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