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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States



Survival: 16.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Camptosar
Eloxatin
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Houston, Texas
   
Hospital: M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2006

Description:
Patients: This Phase II trial involved a total of 55 patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. There were 34 men and 21 women. The median age was 51. Forty-eight patients had prior surgery.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of chemotherapy Oxaliplatin and Irinotecan.

Toxicity: Grade 3 or 4 toxicities included neutropenia, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and thrombocytopenia.

Results: The median overall survival was 16.4 months.

Support: Sanofi-Synthelabo, Inc. supported the study.

Correspondence: Paulo M. Hoff, MD

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