XELOX regimen

Definition / meaning of XELOX regimen

An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination used to treat colorectal cancer that has spread. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It includes the drugs capecitabine (Xeloda) and oxaliplatin. Also called XELOX.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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