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COLORECTAL CANCER
Colorectal cancer is a carcinoma arising from the luminal surface of the colon.
It is the 2nd most common cancer in women and third most common cancer in male worldwide. It commonly arises from adenomatous polyps.
It is strongly linked to age with 83% occurring in people ≥60 years old.
Rectal cancer is defined as cancerous lesions located within 12 cm of the anal verge.
Drug Information

Indication: In combination w/ fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy for metastatic colon or rectum carcinoma. In combination...

Indication: In combination w/ 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) & folinic acid for advanced colorectal cancer in patients w/o prio...

Indication: Alone or in combination for palliative treatment of malignant tumours, particularly of breast, colon or rectum...

Indication: Advanced colorectal cancer in combination w/ 5-fluorouracil & folinic acid in patients w/o prior chemother...

Indication: Certain megaloblastic anaemia resulting from folic acid deficiency in infant, during pregnancy, in malabsorpti...

Indication: Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) expressing RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer, in combination ...

Indication: In combination w/ docetaxel for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after cytotoxic chemotherapy fail...

Indication: In combination w/ 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) & folinic acid (FA) for adjuvant treatment of stage III (Duke's C)...

Indication: Remission of subjective & objective symptoms in head & neck, gastric, colorectal, liver, gallbladder, ...

Indication: Adults w/ wild-type RAS metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC): 1st-line in combination w/ FOLFOX; 2nd-line in co...

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