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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



FOLFIRI-Avastin regimen  listen  (…uh-VAS-tin 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-bevacizumab and FOLFIRI-bevacizumab regimen.

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