Capecitabine + RT

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Indication

Chemoradiation for locally advanced unresectable cancer

  • Capecitabine (Xeloda) 800 mg/m2 po bid 5 days/week
  • Concurrent radiotherapy to 50.4 Gy
  • Then capecitabine 1000 mg/m2 po bid x 14 days q3w till progression

References

Saif MW et al. Phase I study of capecitabine with concurrent radiotherapy for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer: expression analysis of genes related to outcome. J Clin Oncol 2005; 23:8679