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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Sydney Cancer Centre, Sydney, Australia

Survival: 11.2 months
Toxicity Grade: 3
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Xeloda
Country: Australia
City/State/Province: Sydney
Hospital: Sydney Cancer Centre
Journal: Link
Date: 3/2006

Patients: This Phase II study involved 55 patients (35 men, 20 women, median age 72) with metastatic colorectal cancer. Two patients had chemotherapy and six had radiotherapy before the study.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of one chemotherapeutic agent: capecitabine.

Toxicity: No grade 3-4 toxicities were observed. Grade 2-3 toxicities included diarrhea, fatigue, stomatitis, and hand-foot syndrome.

Results: The median overall survival was 11.2 months.

Correspondence: Professor S. Clarke

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