Vectibix

What is Vectibix?

Panitumumab (INN), formerly ABX-EGF, is a fully human monoclonal antibody specific to the epidermal growth factor receptor (also known as EGF receptor, EGFR, ErbB-1 and HER1 in humans).

Panitumumab is manufactured by Amgen and marketed as Vectibix. It was originally developed by Abgenix Inc.

In 2014, Amgen and Illumina entered into an agreement to develop a companion diagnostic to accompany panitumumab.

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my husband got his first infusion of Vectibix yesterday (Monday) and when he was finished with the infusion he had a very bad stomach ach so when...

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Stomach upset and vomiting could have many causative factors but as per the clinical course of the event, here it seems to be due to Vectibix...

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is vectibix a preferred treatment for colorectal cancer? Is it a last resort thing or is there many other options ti
consider. My husband is 78...

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Continue with difficult chemotherapy.

Response rate is 85% with vectibix.

After completion you need to do a pet scan.

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Yes, I am very disappointed in this site. It stated FREE, now I see it is NOT! Shame on you!
I am not sure who is the best Dr. to ask, so if you...

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The combination treatment of chemoradiation plus panitumumab (Vectibix) has shown promising results in treating advanced...

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my husband got his first infusion of Vectibix yesterday (Monday) and when he was finished with the infusion he had a very bad stomach ach so when...

doctor1 MD

Yes, I am very disappointed in this site. It stated FREE, now I see it is NOT! Shame on you! I am not sure who is the best Dr. to ask, so if you...

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is vectibix a preferred treatment for colorectal cancer? Is it a last resort thing or is there many other options ti
consider. My husband is 78...

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