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S0030: Capecitabine in Treating Older Patients W/Metastatic or Recurrent Colorectal Cancer That Cannot Be Surgically Removed


Protocol For Assessment Of Capecitabine For Advanced Colorectal Cancer In Patients Aged 70 Years And Older (And In A Cohort Of Patients Younger Than 60 Years)


Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.


Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of capecitabine in treating older patients who have metastatic or recurrent colorectal cancer that cannot be surgically removed.

Study Status: Completed


Condition Intervention Phase
Colorectal Cancer Drug: capecitabine Phase 2

Verified by Southwest Oncology Group January, 2013

Sponsored by: Southwest Oncology Group
Information provided by: Southwest Oncology Group identifier: NCT00049335

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio 44195-9001
United States

Heinz-Josef Lenz, MD., Study Chair

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