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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


FOLFIRI-cetuximab regimen  listen  (... seh-TUK-sih-mab REH-jih-men)

  A chemotherapy combination used to treat a certain type of colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It includes the drugs leucovorin calcium (folinic acid), fluorouracil, irinotecan hydrochloride, and cetuximab. Also called FOLFIRI-cetuximab.