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Colon Cancer Clinical Trials
E5204 – Intergroup Randomized Phase III Study of Postoperative Oxaliplatin, 5-Fluorouracil and Leucovorin vs Oxaliplatin, 5-Fluorouracil, Leucovorin and Bevacizumab for Patients with Stage II or III Rectal Cancer Receiving Pre-operative chemoradiation
CTSUE5202 – A randomized phase III clinical trial comparing 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), Leucovorin, Oxaliplatin (mFOLFOX6) and Bevacizumab in patients with stage II colon cancer at high risk for recurrence to determine prospectively the prognostic value of molecular markers.
07-141 – A Multi-center, Open-label, Randomized, Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of FOLFIRI with Either Panitumumab or Bevacizumab as a Second-line Treatment in Subjects with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer