Cetuximab

What is Cetuximab?

Cetuximab is used with or without radiation therapy to treat a certain type of cancer of the head and neck. Cetuximab is also used alone or in combination with another medication to treat a certain type of cancer of the colon (large intestine) or rectum that has spread to other parts of the body. Cetuximab has been shown to slow the growth of tumors in people who have cancer of the colon or rectum.

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My sister's mother-in-law has been diagnosed with cancer and is in a critical stage.. Current report is enclosed herewith.
Let me know if any...

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probably palliative treatment

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Hi
Thanks for your query.

It is true that the disease is quite advanced and patient...

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Hi Doctor Rommstein,

I will start chemo tomorrow on two drugs.Encornfenib (BRAF inhibitor) and Cetuximab but not Binimetinib the MEK inhibitor.The...

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hi XXXXXXX

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Nice to hear you again.
It is positive that you are starting with chemo finally, and I hope there will be...

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This is regarding my 65 yr old father who was diagnosed with colon cancer (moderately differentiated p3n1m0) in Aug 2013. He was operated upon...

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Hello . Multiple option are available

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Hello. I have gone through the details. So a targeted agent has not been used...

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Hi Doctor Rommstein, I will start chemo tomorrow on two drugs.Encornfenib (BRAF inhibitor) and Cetuximab but not Binimetinib the MEK inhibitor.The...

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Hi, This is regarding my 65 yr old father who was diagnosed with colon cancer (moderately differentiated p3n1m0) in Aug 2013. He was operated upon...

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Is Erbitux indicated for use in conjunction with radiation therapy for an unknown primary head and neck cancer with a positive lymph node...

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Dear Doctor, My mom aged 58 had metastatic squamous carcinoma (big tumor in her neck) after giving radiation and 3 chemo(Daxotel). the tumor...

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Can a person get 7 erbitux treatments and then decide to get full voice box removal if their cancer goes beyond
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