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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


FOLFIRI-bevacizumab  listen  (... beh-vuh-SIH-zoo-mab)

  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 regimen.

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