Personalized Medicine

New Colorectal Cancer Therapies Foster New Discussions on the Value of Medications

May 2010, Vol 1, No 1 - Colorectal Cancer

New chemotherapies for metastatic colon cancer have improved life expectancy, but at a significant cost, say the authors of a study that explores the value of medications including bevacizumab (Avastin, Genentech), capecitabine (Xeloda, Roche Laboratories), cetuximab (Erbitux, Bristol-Myers Squibb), irinotecan hydrochloride (Camptosar, Pfizer, Inc), and oxaliplatin (Eloxatin, Sanofi-Aventis LLC). [ Read More ]