Novel therapeutic strategies for colorectal cancer

Citation
Dj. Kerr et Dr. Ferry, Novel therapeutic strategies for colorectal cancer, HOSP MED, 59(8), 1998, pp. 617-621
Citations number
34
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
General & Internal Medicine
Journal title
HOSPITAL MEDICINE
ISSN journal
1462-3935 → ACNP
Volume
59
Issue
8
Year of publication
1998
Pages
617 - 621
Database
ISI
SICI code
1462-3935(199808)59:8<617:NTSFCC>2.0.ZU;2-E
Abstract
Advanced colorectal cancer is a significant cause of cancer mortality in in dustrialised countries. 5-fluorouracil hers remained the principal drug use d in treating this disease, and although it has tangibly improved patient o utcome, further gains can potentially be made. This review focuses on the c urrent development of novel therapeutic agents which have potential in the treatment of colorectal cancer.