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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Oncology
Manuscript ID 8888
Country of Manuscript Source United States
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ISSN 2218-4333 (online)
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Specialty Oncology
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title Incidence and management of ZIv-aflibercept related toxicities in colorectal cancer
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Muhammad Wasif Saif, Valerie Relias, Kostas Syrigos and Krishna S Gunturu
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Corresponding author Muhammad Wasif Saif Department of Medicine and Cancer Center Tufts Medical Center 800 Washington Street Box 245 Boston, MA 02111 USA Phone: +1-617.636.8077Fax: +1-617.636.7060 E-mail: wsaif@tuftsmedicalcenter.org
Keywords Ziv-aflibercept; Colon cancer; Metastatic; Bleeding; Hypertension
Core Tip Ziv is an anti-angiogenic agent which has shown survival benefit in colorectal cancer. Side effects of this drug include hypertension, bleeding, perforation and delayed wound healing among others. In this paper, we review the side effects of Ziv and discuss how to manage those toxicities.We here submit a comprehensive paper on on Ziv-aflibercept (also called as zaltrap). Ziv-aflibercept (Zaltrap, Ziv),a recombinant fusion protein consisting of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)- binding portions from the extracellular domains of human VEGF receptors 1 and 2 fused to the Fc portion of the human immunoglobulin IgG1. As Ziv is becoming widely used in general oncology practice, it is important to understand the toxicities and to develop practice guidelines for their management. We here provide a comprehensive review on the toxicities noted in trials using Ziv for the treatment of mCRC, and will provide recommendations for toxicity management. We believe that this paper is of utmost importance both to the patients as well as the treating physicians.
Publish Date 2014-12-11 14:23
Citation Saif MW, Relias V, Syrigos K, Gunturu KS. Incidence and management of ZIv-aflibercept related toxicities in colorectal cancer. World J Clin Oncol 2014; 5(5): 1028-1035
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-4333/full/v5/i5/1028.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5306/wjco.v5.i5.1028
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