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Drugs

The drug library provides access to information on over 100 cancer drugs available for use in Canada.

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18 Items
Other Name(s): Xeloda® (multiple brands available)
Funding:
ODB Limited Use
  • capecitabine - As part of the CAPOX (XELOX) regimen for the first-line and second-line treatment of metastatic colorectal, small bowel or appendiceal adenocarcinomas.
  • capecitabine - For adjuvant treatment of stage 3 or high risk stage 2* colon, small bowel or appendiceal adenocarcinomas in patients who have completed surgery (within three months), who would normally be candidates for adjuvant chemotherapy with 5FU/LV.
  • capecitabine - First-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal, small bowel and appendiceal adenocarcinomas in whom combination chemotherapy is not recommended.
  • capecitabine - Treatment of metastatic breast cancer where patients have progressed after prior chemotherapy
  • capecitabine - In combination with trastuzumab and cisplatin for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic adenocarcinoma of the stomach or gastro-esophageal junction who have not received prior anti-cancer treatment for their metastatic disease
  • capecitabine - Neo-adjuvant treatment of rectal cancer
  • capecitabine - In combination with a platinum-containing product and epirubicin for the treatment of advanced (non-resectable; either locally advanced or metastatic) gastric or gastro-esophageal junction cancer
  • capecitabine - As part of the CAPOX (XELOX) regimen for the treatment of adjuvant stage III and high risk stage II colorectal, small bowel or appendiceal adenocarcinomas.
Dec 2016
Other Name(s): Paraplatin AQ® (multiple brands available)
Aug 2016
Other Name(s): Platinol AQ® (multiple brands available)
Aug 2016
Other Name(s): DTIC® (generic brand available)
Aug 2016
Other Name(s): Adriamycin PFS® (multiple brands available)
Nov 2017
Other Name(s): Pharmorubicin PFS® (multiple brands available)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Epirubicin - Adjuvant Treatment for Breast Cancer
  • Epirubicin - Neoadjuvant Treatment for Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer
Aug 2016
Other Name(s): Vepesid® (multiple brands available)
Funding:
ODB - General Benefit
  • etoposide - oral capsules
Nov 2017
Other Name(s): Adrucil® (multiple brands available); Efudex® Cream (Valeant)
Aug 2016
Other Name(s): Gemzar® (multiple brands available)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Gemcitabine - Carcinoma of Bladder or Urothelium
  • Gemcitabine - Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
  • Gemcitabine - Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Updated
Feb 2018
Other Name(s): Somatuline® Autogel® (Ipsen Biopharm Limited)
Funding:
ODB - General Benefit
  • lanreotide
Jan 2018
Other Name(s): Lenvima (Eisai)
Funding:
Exceptional Access Program
  • For the treatment of patients with locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, radioactive-iodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) according to criteria
Oct 2017
Other Name(s): Lysodren® (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
Aug 2016