Enrique A. Diaz-canton, MD | Authors

Colorectal Cancer: Diagnosis and Management

April 01, 2005

In the United States, cancer of the large bowel is the second most common cause of cancer deaths after cancer of the lung [1]. 1995 estimates place large bowel cancer as the third most common malignancy, behind lung and prostate carcinomas in men and behind lung and breast cancers in women.

Preoperative Combined Oral UFT Plus Leucovorin and Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer

September 02, 1997

Several trials performed in the United States and Europe have demonstrated the efficacy of UFT (uracil and tegafur in a 4:1 molar combination) with oral leucovorin in the treatment of several tumor types, but particularly