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This 2 arm study will assess the efficacy and safety of intermittent oral Xeloda, or iv fluorouracil/leucovorin, in combination with intravenous Eloxatin (oxaliplatin) in patients previously treated for metastatic colorectal cancer. Patients will be randomized to receive either 1)XELOX (Xeloda 1000mg/m2 po bid on days 1-15 + oxaliplatin) in 3 week cycles or 2) FOLFOX-4 (oxaliplatin + leucovorin + 5-FU in 2 week cycles. The anticipated time on study treatment is until disease progression, and the target sample size is 500+ individuals.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
capecitabine [Xeloda], Oxaliplatin, Oxaliplatin, Leucovorin, 5 FU
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:33:35-0400
This 2 arm study will compare the efficacy and safety of intermittent oral Xeloda plus Eloxatin (oxaliplatin) with that of fluorouracil/leucovorin in patients who have had surgery for colo...
This single arm study will investigate possible pharmacokinetic interactions between Xeloda and oxaliplatin, and assess whether the pharmacokinetics of Xeloda and/or oxaliplatin is influen...
This 2 arm study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of 2 different treatment schedules of oral Xeloda with intravenous Eloxatin (oxaliplatin) and intravenous bevacizumab (Avastin) as a ...
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This 2 arm study will assess the efficacy and safety of maintenance treatment with Avastin + Xeloda, after initial treatment with Xeloda + oxaliplatin + Avastin, in patients with metastati...
There is no single standard chemotherapy regimen for elderly patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC). A phase III trial has confirmed that both capecitabine monotherapy and capecitabine plus oxali...
Phase 2 study of treatment selection based on tumor thymidylate synthase expression in previously untreated patients with metastatic colorectal cancer: A trial of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (E4203).
The authors hypothesized that patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) who had tumors with low thymidylate synthase (TS-L) expression would have a higher response rate to combined 5-fluoroura...
Oxaliplatin, a chemotherapeutic agent for colorectal cancer, has been associated with pathological evidence of sinusoidal endothelial injury in the liver. However, esophagogastric varices are a poorly...
Oxaliplatin is a platinum compound that is frequently prescribed for the chemotherapeutic treatment of colorectal cancer. In tumor cells, cellular uptake is the first step of oxaliplatin action. Cellu...
Oxaliplatin in combination with fluorouracil and folinic acid is one of the preferred chemotherapeutic options in the treatment of metastatic rectum cancer. However, oxaliplatin is contraindicated in ...
A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.
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.
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 5q21 region on the long arm of human chromosome 5. The mutation of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (MCC stands for mutated in colorectal cancer).
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 18q21-qter region of human chromosome 18. The absence of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (DCC stands for deleted in colorectal cancer). The products of these genes show significant homology to neural cell adhesion molecules and other related cell surface glycoproteins.
A group of autosomal-dominant inherited diseases in which COLON CANCER arises in discrete adenomas. Unlike FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI with hundreds of polyps, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal neoplasms occur much later, in the fourth and fifth decades. HNPCC has been associated with germline mutations in mismatch repair (MMR) genes. It has been subdivided into Lynch syndrome I or site-specific colonic cancer, and LYNCH SYNDROME II which includes extracolonic cancer.
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