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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 237

of 'Overview of neurologic complications of non-platinum cancer chemotherapy'

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Capecitabine-induced cerebellar toxicity.
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Renouf D, Gill S
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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.
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Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia.
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