[Etiology and management of venous pain during intravenous administration of oxaliplatin].

In Japan, XELOX (capecitabine plus oxaliplatin) was approved for the treatment of advanced/recurrent colorectal cancer in September 2009. However, patients treated with XELOX sometimes experience intense, sporadic venous pain during administration of oxaliplatin through peripheral vein. To investigate the etiology and management of this event, we measured… CONTINUE READING