Author | John Skibber, MD

Articles

Preoperative UFT/Leucovorin and Radiation Therapy in Rectal Cancer

October 01, 2000

The use of combined modality regimens has been well established in the treatment of stages II and III rectal cancer. The most common chemotherapy regimens used include continuous-infusion 5-FU delivered with the help of a central venous catheter and the use of portable pumps.

Preoperative UFT and Calcium Folinate and Radiotherapy in Rectal Cancer

July 01, 1999

Protracted infusions of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) combined with pelvic radiotherapy have been associated with improved survival and decreased local and distant metastases in the adjuvant therapy of rectal cancer. However,