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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan



Survival: 27.6 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Leucovorin
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Tokyo
   
Hospital: Nihon University School of Medicine
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2011

Description:
Patients:
This phase II study involved 58 patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, 36 of whom were male. The median patient age was 67.5 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy combination termed FOLFOX4, which includes the agents 5-fluorouracil, oxaliplatin, and leucovorin.

Toxicities:
The most severe adverse events were of grade 4, including 10 cases of neutropenia. Also, grade 1-3 peripheral neuropathy (tingling or numbness) was reported.

Results:
The reported median progression-free survival and overall survival were 10.2 and 27.6 months, respectively.

Correspondence: Dr. Wataru Ichikawa; email: wataru@ndmc.ac.jp

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