Bolus/infusional 5-fluorouracil and folinic acid for metastatic colorectal carcinoma: are suboptimal dosages being used in the UK?

Abstract

Bolus/infusional 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and folinic acid (FA) is reported to be highly active [partial response (PR) = 54%, median survival 18 months] in patients with metastatic colorectal carcinoma (MCCa). To confirm this level of activity, we conducted a retrospective analysis of 95 previously untreated patients with MCCa treated with FA by 2 h i.v… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.1994.389

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