capecitabine

A drug used to treat stage III colon cancer in patients who had surgery to remove the cancer. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Capecitabine belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites. Also called Xeloda.

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  • 154361-50-9 — Capécitabine Capécitabine Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C15H22FN3O6 — Capécitabine Capécitabine Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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