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certolizumab pegol (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: certolizumab pegol Trade Name: Cimzia® How is this drug used? Cimzia is approved for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) or anklosing spondylitis (AS); for adults with moderate to... Continue Reading

Cimzia® (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: certolizumab pegol Trade Name: Cimzia® How is this drug used? Cimzia is approved for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) or anklosing spondylitis (AS); for adults with moderate to... Continue Reading

CCNU (12-13-2016)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: lomustine (loh-MUS-teen), CCNU Trade Name: CeeNU® How is this drug used? CeeNU is approved for the treatment of brain tumors, either those that have originated in the brain or have spread to the brain from a different... Continue Reading

Cabometyx™ (05-12-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: cabozantinib Trade Name: Cabometyx How is this drug used? Cabometyx is indicated for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who have already been treated with prior anti-angiogenic therapy. What... Continue Reading

cabozantinib (05-12-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: cabozantinib Trade Name: Cabometyx How is this drug used? Cabometyx is indicated for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who have already been treated with prior anti-angiogenic therapy. What... Continue Reading

Crizotinib (05-6-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Crizotinib Trade Name: Xalkori® How is this drug used? Xalkori is used for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors test positive for an abnormality in the... Continue Reading

Cotellic™ (04-6-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: cobimetinib Trade Name: Cotellic For which conditions is this drug approved? Cotellic is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600E or V600K... Continue Reading

cobimetinib (04-6-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: cobimetinib Trade Name: Cotellic For which conditions is this drug approved? Cotellic is a kinase inhibitor used for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600E or V600K... Continue Reading

Counts (12-22-2015)

When your doctor or nurse talks about monitoring your counts, they are talking about your “blood counts” or the numbers of blood cells, including white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets that are measured in your blood. Your transplant... Continue Reading

Cord blood transplant (12-22-2015)

The injection of umbilical cord blood to restore a patient’s blood production system that has been suppressed by chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy used in treating severe blood disorders such as aplastic anemia or cancer. Cord blood contains... Continue Reading

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