Current treatment approaches in colorectal cancer.

Abstract

Fluorouracil (5-FU) is still the mainstay of adjuvant treatment for colorectal cancer. Two trials have shown a disease-free and overall survival benefit for 5-FU combined with levamisole in patients with node-positive colon cancer. This regimen is fairly well tolerated and devoid of long-term sequelae, and is now considered standard treatment for node… (More)

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