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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Asturias Central University Hospital, Asturias, Spain



Survival: 6.5 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Spain
   
City/State/Province: Asturias
   
Hospital: Asturias Central University Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 11/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 119 previously treated, metastatic colorectal cancer patients. The median patient age was 63 years and 68.9% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with capecitabine and gemcitabine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 hand-foot skin reaction, nausea/vomiting, and diarrhea.

Results:
The median overall survival was 6.53 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Jimenez-Fonseca; email: palucaji@hotmail.com

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