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Drugs

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

Find more safety information in the supplementary patient handout How to Safely Take Your Oral Anti-Cancer Medication.

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Other Name(s): Erwinase® (for Erwinia asparaginase) (Jazz Pharmaceuticals); Kidrolase® (Jazz Pharmaceuticals)
Aug 2016
Other Name(s): Tecentriq™ ()
Dec 2018
Other Name(s): Bavencio(TM)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Avelumab - Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma
May 2019
Other Name(s): Inlyta®
Funding:
Exceptional Access Program
  • aXitinib - For the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma of clear cell histology (second-line), according to clinical criteria
Jun 2019
Other Name(s): Vidaza® (Celgene)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Azacitidine - Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
  • Azacitidine - Intermediate-2 and high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
Nov 2017
Other Name(s): Treanda® (Lundbeck Canada Inc.)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Bendamustine - First Line - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Bendamustine - Relapsed_Refractory - Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Bendamustine - First Line - Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Apr 2017
Other Name(s): Avastin® (Hoffmann-LaRoche)
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Bevacizumab - Metastatic (Stage IVB), Persistent, or Recurrent Carcinoma of the Cervix
  • Bevacizumab in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin - Front-line Treatment Ovarian Fallopian Tube and Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Bevacizumab - First Line - Metastatic Colorectal Small Bowel or Appendiceal Cancer
  • Bevacizumab for Platinum-Resistant Recurrent Ovarian Fallopian Tube or Primary Peritoneal Cancer
May 2018
Other Name(s): Casodex® (multiple brands available)
Funding:
ODB - General Benefit
  • bicalutamide
Aug 2018
Other Name(s): Blenoxane® (multiple brands available)
May 2018
Other Name(s): Blincyto
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Blinatumomab - Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Blinatumomab - Relapsed or Refractory Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Blinatumomab – Relapsed or Refractory Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Jun 2019
Other Name(s): Velcade®
Funding:
New Drug Funding Program
  • Bortezomib - Previously Untreated - Multiple Myeloma
  • Bortezomib - Previously Untreated - Multiple Myeloma Pre-Stem Cell Transplant
  • Bortezomib - Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Updated
Jul 2019
Other Name(s): Bosulif®
Funding:
Exceptional Access Program
  • bosutinib - For the treatment of patients with chronic, accelerated or blast phase Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), according to specific criteria.
Jun 2019