ASCO 2015 Highlights

Adding Radiation to First-Line FOLFOX Reduces Liver Metastases Progression in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Walter Alexander

June 2015, Vol 6, No 5 - ASCO 2015 Highlights

Chicago, IL—In patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) with liver-dominant metastases who received first-line FOLFOX (leucovorin, fluorouracil [Adrucil], and oxaliplatin [Eloxatin]) with or without bevacizumab (Avastin) plus selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) compared with FOLFOX with or without bevacizumab, progression-free survival (PFS) in the liver was extended by 7.9 months, according to the results of the SIRFLOX trial, which were presented at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting. [ Read More ]