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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan



Survival: 29.1 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Yokohama
   
Hospital: Kanagawa Cancer Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 10/2010

Description:
Patients:
This phase II study involved 38 advanced colorectal carcinoma patients with a median age of 63 years; 21 of the patients were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents irinotecan and S-1.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included leukopenia and neutropenia. Grade 3 anorexia and diarrhea were also reported.

Results:
The reported median overall survival was 29.1 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Manabu Shiozawa; email: shioz@coral.ocn.ne.jp

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