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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



XELOX regimen  listen  (… REH-jih-men)

  An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination used to treat colorectal cancer that has spread. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It includes the drugs capecitabine (Xeloda) and oxaliplatin. Also called XELOX.

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