Predictors of short-term survival and progression to chemotherapy in patients with advanced colorectal cancer treated with 5-fluorouracil-based regimens.

@article{Massacesi2002PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of short-term survival and progression to chemotherapy in patients with advanced colorectal cancer treated with 5-fluorouracil-based regimens.},
  author={Cristian Massacesi and B Pistilli and Michele Valeri and Paolo Lippe and Marco B. L. Rocchi and Riccardo Cellerino and Andrea Piga},
  journal={American journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={140-8}
}
The aim of this study was to assess in patients with advanced colorectal cancer which factors were associated with short-term survival (6 months or less) and progression to first-line 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) chemotherapy. Three hundred twenty-one consecutive nonselected patients with advanced colorectal cancer were treated with conventional 5-FU-based regimens as first-line treatment from 1988 to 1999. Factors related to patient, tumor, or treatment were analyzed by univariate and multivariate… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
12 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…