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Treatment Name: Docetaxel (Taxotere®) + Ramucirumab (Cyramza®)

Docetaxel (Taxotere®) + Ramucirumab (Cyramza®) is a Treatment Regimen for Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

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References

1) Garon EB, Ciuleanu TE, Arrieta O, et al. Ramucirumab plus docetaxel versus placebo plus docetaxel for second-line treatment of stage IV non-small-cell lung cancer after disease progression on platinum-based therapy (REVEL): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised phase 3 trial. Lancet. 2014;384:665-673.

Created: March 12, 2019 Updated: March 12, 2019

What is Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)?

What is Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?
A disease of the tissue found in the lung.  Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer. Known causes include smoking and exposure to environmental toxins.  The stage of NSCLC can vary at diagnosis and throughout treatment.  Stages include stage I, II, III, and IV.  The effectiveness of the treatment may depend upon the stage at diagnosis.

NOTE: Treatment Options listed below are not all-inclusive. Other treatments may be available. ChemoExperts provides drug information and does not recommend any one treatment over another. Only your Doctor can choose which therapy is appropriate for you.

Common Docetaxel (Taxotere®) + Ramucirumab (Cyramza®) starting doses

  • Docetaxel 75 mg/m2 intravenous (I.V.) infusion over 60 minutes on Day 1
  • Ramucirumab 10 mg/kg I.V. infusion over 60 minutes on Day 1