Author | Sunita Dwivedy, MD


Colorectal Cancer: Chemotherapy Treatment Overview

December 03, 2000

ByMelanie Royce, MD, PhD|Thomas H. Zukowski, MD|Sunita Dwivedy, MD|Paulo M. Hoff, MD, FACP|Richard Pazdur, MD

Fluorouracil (5-FU) has remained the standard therapy for the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer for over 40 years. Unfortunately, only a minority of patients experience objective clinical response.