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Acronym: XELOX

Most often associated with treatment of Colorectal Cancer

(Xeloda)

Used for metastatic colon, rectal and breast cancer.

Capecitabine is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. Capecitabine is classified as an "antimetabolite."

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(Eloxatin)

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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