Efficacy of oral UFT plus leucovorin therapy for colon cancer with ovarian and multiple liver metastases: report of two cases.

@article{Mukai2001EfficacyOO,
  title={Efficacy of oral UFT plus leucovorin therapy for colon cancer with ovarian and multiple liver metastases: report of two cases.},
  author={Masaya Mukai and Hidetaka Moriya and Shinji Himeno and Yasuhisa Oida and Shinji Mukohyama and Tsunehiro Nishi and Hisao Nakasaki and Shiro Satoh and Hiroyasu Makuuchi},
  journal={Oncology reports},
  year={2001},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={1079-83}
}
Case 1: a patient was diagnosed as having ascending colon cancer with right ovarian metastasis, and underwent palliative right hemicolectomy plus oophorectomy. The tumor was a well-differentiated adenocarcinoma with right ovarian metastasis, and the disease was classified as stage IV. Oral chemotherapy with UFT plus LV was performed for about 3 years, and the patient is still being followed up with no recurrence at 5 years postoperatively. Case 2: a patient was diagnosed as having incomplete… CONTINUE READING