5-FU + LV + Bevacizumab

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Indication

Roswell park regimen

Chemotherapy for stage IV (metastatic) cancer

  • 5-FU 500 mg/m2 iv bolus qw x 6 wks every 8 wks x 6 cycles
  • Leucovorin 500 mg/m2 iv over 2 hrs qw x 6 wks every 8 wks x 6 cycles
  • Bevacizumab (Avastin) 5 mg/kg iv over 30-90 min q2w x 48 weeks

Mayo clinic regimen

Chemotherapy for stage IV (metastatic) cancer

  • 5-FU 425 mg/m2/d iv bolus d1-5 q4w
  • Leucovorin 20 mg/m2/d iv bolus d1-5 q4w
  • Bevacizumab (Avastin) 5 mg/kg iv q2w

References

Kabbinavar, F et al. Phase II, randomized trial comparing bevacizumab plus fluorouracil (FU)/leucovorin (LV) with FU/LV alone in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. J Clin Oncol 2003; 21:60