Concomitant administration of uracil-tegafur and leucovorin during adjuvant radiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer

ATASOY B. M. , ABACIOGLU M. U. , Dane F., Ozgen Z., Yumuk P. F. , Ozden S., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.12, no.2, pp.203-208, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-208
  • Keywords: concomitant chemoradiotherapy, oral fluoropyrimidine, rectal cancer, survival, toxicity, UFT, ORAL LEUCOVORIN, PHASE-III, FLUOROURACIL, CHEMOTHERAPY, THERAPY, UFT, MULTICENTER, TRIAL


Purpose: We report the feasibility and toxicity profile, and the impact on local control, disease-free survival and overall survival rates of our study which consisted of postoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy, followed by adjuvant chemotherapy using uracil-tegafur (UFT)/leukovorin (L V) in locally advanced rectal cancer patients.