Irinotecan plus fluorouracil and leucovorin for metastatic colorectal cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Camptothecin
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Fluorouracil
  • Leucovorin

abstract

  • Weekly treatment with irinotecan plus fluorouracil and leucovorin is superior to a widely used regimen of fluorouracil and leucovorin for metastatic colorectal cancer in terms of progression-free survival and overall survival.

publication date

  • September 28, 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM200009283431302

PubMed ID

  • 11006366

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 905

end page

  • 14

volume

  • 343

number

  • 13