Tag: "capecitabine" at medical news
GlaxoSmithKline’s Tykerb is to Be Started Earlier in Breast Cancer, Study Find
... in this advanced setting. Lapatinib combined with capecitabine
has demonstrated superior efficacy over capecitabine
alone in this group of patients and we look forward to it being made available to women suffering fr...
Gemcitabine with Capecitabine effective against pancreatic cancer
...her Gemcitabine (Gemzar) alone or Gemcitabine plus capecitabine
(Xeloda) and the results was found that patients r...e. The one-year survival rates for Gemcitabine and capecitabine
was 26% compared to only 19% with Gemcitabine alone. Experts View: Professor David Cunningham,...
Chemotherapy Pill Has Fewer Side Effects Than IV
...tment with a similar drug.Patients taking the pill capecitabine
survived just as long as those on standard chemoth...avenous 5-FU, which is active throughout the body, capecitabine
is designed to target tumor cells directly. Patients taking the oral drug were significantly more l...