Which biologic agents are used in the treatment of colon cancer?

Updated: Apr 15, 2020
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Answer

Biologic agents employed to treat colon cancer include the following:

  • Bevacizumab (Avastin)
  • Cetuximab (Erbitux)
  • Ipilimumab (Yervoy)
  • Nivolumab (Opdivo)
  • Panitumumab (Vectibix)
  • Pembrolizumab (Keytruda)
  • Ramucirumab (Cyramza)

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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