Author | Jean-yves Douillard, MD, PhD

Articles

Update on European Adjuvant Trials With Irinotecan for Colorectal Cancer

April 01, 2002

Recent combinations of chemotherapy have significantly improved the response rate and survival time for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Irinotecan and High-Dose Fluorouracil/Leucovorin for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

December 03, 2000

Two randomized phase III trials with irinotecan as second-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer have shown that irinotecan (CPT-11, Camptosar) significantly improves survival when compared with best supportive care or continuous infusion of fluorouracil (5-FU) after failure of 5-FU.