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Adjuvant treatment for colon cancer: How to treat a stage III colon cancer?

Adjuvant chemotherapy in stage III Colon Cancer is standard of care. By using a combination of oxaliplatin and 5-FU drugs we are having a significant effect over fluorouracil only. However about some patients will develop sensitive neurological toxicity which is going to be severe. For this reason, nowadays, we know that we can treat differently in patients with low risk factors.

In this OncologyPRO educational video of the "How to" series, Andrés Cervantes explains how to treat a stage III colon cancer with adjuvant chemotherapy.

Sargent D, et al. J Clin Oncol, 27(6), 2009: 872-877. Reprinted with permission. © 2009. American Society of Clinical Oncology.  All rights reserved.

Slides from ASCO 2017 reprinted with author's permission.

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