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Colon Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. University Hospital of Besanšon, Besanšon, France



Survival: 24.5 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Leucovorin
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Besanšon
   
Hospital: University Hospital of Besanšon
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 12/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 61 metastatic colorectal cancer patients with a median age of 63.6 years; 57% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy regimen termed FOLFIRI-3 (irinotecan, leucovorin, and 5-fluorouracil), the biologic therapy agent bevacizumab, and the chemotherapy agent capecitabine.

Toxicities:
There was one treatment-related death due to colitis and sepsis. Grade 3-4 diarrhea, neutropenia, and infection were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 24.5 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Christophe Borg; email: christophe.borg@efs.sante.fr

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