5-Fluorouracil and high-dose folinic acid as salvage treatment of advanced breast cancer: an update.

We report an update of our results of a trial of high-dose folinic acid (HDFA) and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) in advanced breast cancer. Thirty-eight patients with advanced and mainly refractory breast cancer were treated with the following regimen: HDFA (200 mg/m2/day) and 5-FU (340, 370, 400 mg/m2/day) given immediately afterwards, for 5 consecutive days every… CONTINUE READING