FDA-Approved Medications for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

May 2014, Vol 4, No 3 - ICD Codes


The following sections will assist healthcare professionals and payers by providing appropriate coding and billing information associated with the treatment of colorectal cancer.

  • The following sections include:
  • Associated ICD-9-CM codes used for the classification of colorectal cancer
  • Drugs that have been FDA approved in the treatment of colorectal cancer
  • Drugs that are Compendia-listed for off-label use for colorectal cancer based on clinical studies that suggest beneficial use in some cases. Please note: If a check mark appears in the FDA column it will NOT appear in the Compendia off-label use column
  • Corresponding HCPCS/CPT┬« codes and code descriptions
  • Drugs listed in the Compendia section have no FDA-approved uses for colorectal cancer. However, drugs in the FDA-approved section are FDA approved for at least 1 of the colorectal cancer ICD-9-CM codes but may also have Compendia-listed uses as well.


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