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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Istituto Regina Elena, Rome, Italy

Survival: 15.1 months
Toxicity Grade: 3
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Adrucil
Country: Italy
City/State/Province: Rome
Hospital: Istituto Regina Elena
Journal: Link
Date: 11/2003

Patients: This Phase II study involved 35 patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. All patients had received prior chemotherapy.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of four chemotherapy drugs irinotecan (camptosar), oxaliplatin (eloxatin), 5-FU (adrucil) and folinic acid (leucovorin).

Toxicity: Grade 3 toxicities included: hemotologic, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mucositis, and asthenia.

Results: Median overall survival was 15.1 months.

Correspondence: C. Garufi, MD

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