Last updated on August 2018

Randomised Study Evaluating Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Resection of Stage III Colonic Adenocarcinoma in Patients of 70 and Over


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Colonic Adenocarcinoma
  • Age: Between 75 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 70 years
  • Patient considered able to receive chemotherapy
  • Lee score detailed faxed to CRGA
  • Stage III colon adenocarcinoma
  • R0 resection of the primary tumor
  • Start of the potential adjuvant chemotherapy within 12 weeks after surgery
  • No prior chemotherapy for colon cancer
  • Geriatric Self-administered questionnaire completed faxed to CRGA
  • Geriatric Questionnaire completed by the team faxed to CRGA
  • Effective contraception for men patients throughout treatment and for at least 6 months after discontinuation of oxaliplatin
  • Consent signed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other progressive disease (cancer uncontrolled for less than 2 years)
  • Rectal Cancer (located less than 15 cm from the anal verge endoscopy or sub-peritoneal)
  • ANC <2000 / mm3 for group 1 and ANC <1500 / mm3 for group 2 and platelets <100,000 / mm3 or hemoglobin <9 g / dL
  • Neuropathy for patients in group 1
  • Known deficit of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD)
  • Patients with severe hepatic insufficiency
  • Any contrindication to the drugs used in the study
  • Inability to submit to medical follow-up for geographical, social or psychological reasons.

Recruitment Status: Open


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