Medline ® Abstract for Reference 237
of 'Overview of neurologic complications of non-platinum cancer chemotherapy'
Capecitabine-induced cerebellar toxicity.
Renouf D, Gill S
Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2006;6(1):70.
Capecitabine is an oral prodrug of 5-fluorouracil used in the treatment of adenocarcinoma of the colon. Neurotoxicity is an infrequently reported toxicity of capecitabine. We report a case of cerebellar ataxia secondary to capecitabine therapy.
Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia.