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What option is there if chemo fails for met colon cancer ?xeloda (capecitabine) n irinotecan failed

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Oxaliplatin is good

Another good chemo drug is Oxaliplatin.
This is often used in combination with 5-FU and Avastin (bevacizumab). If your tumor is KRAS wild type, then EGFR inhibitors(like Cetuximab and Panitumumab) also become relevant choices to use alone or in combination with other drugs.

In brief: Oxaliplatin is good

Another good chemo drug is Oxaliplatin.
This is often used in combination with 5-FU and Avastin (bevacizumab). If your tumor is KRAS wild type, then EGFR inhibitors(like Cetuximab and Panitumumab) also become relevant choices to use alone or in combination with other drugs.
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