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Clinical Trial in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

2014-07-24 14:33:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objectives of this trial are to determine if CoFactor in combination with 5-FU are effective in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer and to determine the side effects observed with the administration of CoFactor and 5-FU.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Colon Cancer

Intervention

CoFactor and 5FU

Location

UCSD Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla
California
United States
92037

Status

Completed

Source

Adventrx Pharmaceuticals

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:33:22-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.

The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.

The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.

Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.

The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between TRANSVERSE COLON and the SIGMOID COLON.

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