Comment:Trifluridine/tipiracil, bevacizumab + trifluridine/tipiracil provides benefits for metastatic colorectal cancer patients

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Published: 5 Jun 2022
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Dr Cathy Eng- Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, USA

Dr Cathy Eng discusses a study into trifluridine/tipiracil plus bevacizumab (FTD/TPI + BEV) and trifluridine/tipiracil (FTD/TPI) monotherapy in metastatic colorectal cancer.

The primary outcome was that the meta-analysis study suggested that FTD/TPI + BEV provides benefits over FTD/TPI in patients with refractory mCRC and has a similar safety profile, but it is associated with a higher rate of grade ≥3 neutropenia.

Dr Eng concludes the by discussing the significance of the study findings

Watch Dr Yoshino's press conference here

Watch Dr Yoshino's interview on the study here

Watch Dr Cremolini comment on the study here

Read the news story on the study here