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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Cookridge Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom



Survival: 7.9 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Camptosar
Country: United Kingdom
   
City/State/Province: Leeds
   
Hospital: Cookridge Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2003

Description:
Patients: This Phase I study involved 37 patients with metastatic colon cancer whose cancer had grown or returned (progressed) after being treated with the chemotherapy drug 5-FU.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of intravenous irinotecan (camptosar) and oral ciclosporin.

Toxicity: Toxicities included grade 3-4 neutropenia, grade 3 diarrhea, grade 3 lethargy, and grade 3 abdominal cramps.

Results: Median overall survival was 7.9 months.

Correspondence: Matt Seymour, MD

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