A 67-year-old female asked:
If xeloda (capecitabine) and irinotecan alone not worked in colon cancer
pt, that mean no chemotherapy will work?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Others may help: If certain chemos do not give the proper response, one can take a fresh bx and send it for chemosensitivity and cahemoresistant studies. This will tell which wont work and which have the potentail to help either as single agents or combinations of drugs including use of immune drugs including Avastin (bevacizumab) and Erbitux
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Last updated Jan 17, 2015
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