A 72-year-old female asked:
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Ihow effective are uft chemotherapy pills for metastic colon cancer ?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Modestly effective: Fluoropyrimidines (5-FU, Capecitabine and UFT) as a class have modest activity and one of these 3 needs to be combined with Oxaliplatin and or Irinotecan to achieve best results ,as combination chemo is far superior in efficacy than any single chemo drug
Answered on Jan 17, 2015
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