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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Hallym University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea



Survival: 7.1 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Leucovorin
Country: Korea
   
City/State/Province: Seoul
   
Hospital: Hallym University Medical Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2015

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 25 previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer patients. The median patient age was 61 years and 48% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with capecitabine and leucovorin.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 3 and included thrombocytopenia, mucositis (inflammation of GI tract lining), and hand-foot syndrome.

Results:
The median overall survival was 7.1 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Jung Han Kim; email: harricil@hotmail.com

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