Care During Chemotherapy and Beyond
Most often associated with treatment of Colorectal Cancer
Used for metastatic colon, rectal and breast cancer.
Capecitabine is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. Capecitabine is classified as an "antimetabolite."
Oxaliplatin is used to treat colon or rectal cancer that has spread (metastasized), it is often given in combination with other anticancer drugs (fluorouracil and leucovorin).
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