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Zaltrap is prescribed to treat colorectal cancer in adults. It is specifically used when the cancer has spread to other areas of the body and has not responded to other types of treatment. This chemotherapy medicine works to slow down the progression of cancer by cutting off blood supply to the colorectal tumors. There are no off-label uses for Zaltrap at this time.
- A family history of colorectal cancer
- Certain medical conditions
- A history of polyps (see Risk Factors for Colon Cancer).
- Radiation therapy