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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Region

Survival: 12.1 months
Toxicity Grade: 3
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Adrucil
Country: Taiwan Region
City/State/Province: Taipei
Hospital: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Journal: Link
Date: 12/2001

Patients: This Phase II study involved 26 patients with advanced colorectal cancer (unresectable metastasis or local recurrence).

Treatment: The treatment consisted of the chemotherapy drug, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU).

Toxicity: Toxicities included grade 1-3 vomiting, grade 1-3 mucositis, and grade 1-2 nausea, diarrhea, hand-foot syndrome, skin toxicity, and fatigue.

Results: The median survival for all patients was 12.1 months.

Correspondence: Tsai-Shen Yang, MD

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