Table 2

Drugs used in combination with bevacizumab*

N

(N = 110)

%


Use as indicated by FDA label


5-fluorouracil included in the regimen

82

75


5-fluorouracil not included in the regimen

15

14


Unable to determine 5-fluorouracil use

13

12


Chemotherapy give in combination with bevacizumab

5-fluorouracil plus oxaliplatin

51

46


5-fluorouracil plus irinotecan

21

19


Capecitabine plus oxaliplatin

8

7


Capecitabine plus irinotecan

1

1


5-fluorouracil alone

9

8


Capecitabine alone

5

5


Other

15

14


*Some percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding. FDA, Food and Drug Administration.

Zafar et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:354   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-354

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