Mar 07, 2014 - 1:28 pm
Mike's last scheduled treatment is on Tuesday. Due to the study he is partaking in, we will be moving to maintence chemo. He is currently taking Avastin, Leucovorin, Oxailiplatin, Irinotecan, and 5FU pump for 48 hours. For maintence chemo, he has the option of doing Avastin, Leucovorin, and 5FU pump every two weeks or Avastin and Xeloda every three weeks. He will take Xeloda pills twice a day for two weeks and have one week off. I know Mike handles the first option very well, but he likes the idea of not have a pump and not having our extremely long days in the hospital getting the chemo treatments. Does anyone have more information about Xeloda pills? Side effects and outcomes? Is one of the options a better choice? Any suggestions would be helpful! Thank you so much!