EGFR inhibitors in colon cancer treatment. Examples of EGFR inhibitors are cetuximab (Erbitux) and panitumumab (Vectibix). They are most effective in patients with KRAS and NRAS wild-type colon cancer tumors. Anti-angiogenesis medications bevacizumab (Avastin) or Ranibizumab (Lucentis) are more difficult to use in colon cancer therapy.
How to use these targeted chemotherapy in colon cancer appropriately? How colorectal cancer patients benefit from Eribitux and Vectibix? Leading colorectal cancer chemotherapy expert discusses precision medicine treatment of colorectal cancer.