Colon cancer: Medical therapy

E. Poplin, L. Baker

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Fluorouracil is the major chemotherapy agent currently available for colon cancer. It is utilized alone or in combination in a variety of schedules, though the optimal schedule has not yet been identified. In addition to the use for metastatic disease, fluorouracil also is useful for adjuvant treatment or in combination with radiation therapy for treatment of locoregional disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)873-886
Number of pages14
JournalGastroenterology clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology


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