NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- 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.