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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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16 Items
Other Name(s): Jevtana® (Sanofi-Aventis)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Cabazitaxel - Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Jan 2018
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): Kyprolis (Amgen Canada)
Aug 2017
Other Name(s): BiCNU® (Heritage Pharmaceuticals)
Nov 2017
Other Name(s): Zykadia (TM) (Novartis )
Apr 2016
Other Name(s): Erbitux® (Imclone)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Cetuximab and Radiation - Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Cetuximab with Irinotecan - Third Line - Metastatic Colorectal Small Bowel or Appendiceal Cancer
Jun 2017
Other Name(s): Leukeran® (Aspen Pharmacare)
Funding:
ODB - General Benefit
  • chlorambucil
Apr 2016
Other Name(s): Platinol AQ® (multiple brands available)
Aug 2016
Other Name(s): Leustatin® (generic brand available)
Apr 2016
Other Name(s): Bonefos® (Bayer); Clasteon® (Sunovion)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Clodronate (IV) - Metastatic Breast Cancer
ODB Limited Use
  • clodronate - For the prevention and treatment of osteolytic lesions in patients with multiple myeloma (capsules)
  • clodronate - For the treatment of bony metastases in patients with breast cancer (capsules)
  • clodronate - For the control and prophylaxis of hypercalcemia of malignancy (capsules)
Aug 2017
Other Name(s): Cotellic™ (Hoffman-La Roche)
Funding:
Exceptional Access Program
  • cobimetinib - For combination therapy (with vemurafenib) for the treatment of patients with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive unresectable stage III or IV melanoma
Dec 2017