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What can anyone tell me about Xeloda (capecitabine) for cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Xeloda (capecitabine)

What specific information do you want to know? Xeloda (capecitabine) is a pro drug of 5-fu ( fluoro-uracil)- which is one of the oldest chemotherapy that has been widely used for the last 50 year or so.
Xeloda (capecitabine) is an oral chemotherapy- used to treat different kind of cancer including- colon, rectal, esophageal, stomach, breast cancer. Open this link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a699003.Html.

In brief: Xeloda (capecitabine)

What specific information do you want to know? Xeloda (capecitabine) is a pro drug of 5-fu ( fluoro-uracil)- which is one of the oldest chemotherapy that has been widely used for the last 50 year or so.
Xeloda (capecitabine) is an oral chemotherapy- used to treat different kind of cancer including- colon, rectal, esophageal, stomach, breast cancer. Open this link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a699003.Html.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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