A 46-year-old member asked:
Has anyone taken xeloda (capecitabine) or zometa for mets?
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Medical Oncology 22 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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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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