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A 46-year-old member asked:

Has anyone taken xeloda (capecitabine) or zometa for mets?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
These are 2 options: Xeloda (capecitabine) - is an oral chemotherapy drug that can be used for certain metastatic cancers alone or in combination with other chemotherapy drugs as palliative treatment. Zometa - is used in a situation where cancer has spread to the bones. Its not chemotherapy but a bisphosphanate, a medication used to prevent further weakening of bones by cancer and prevent fractures. In some situations both are given.

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