My Experience with Oral Chemotherapy

by Pam Seijo, advocate & stage IV survivor Back in the early 2000’s, after 21 months of chemo, radiation and surgeries, my body was struggling with blood counts, nutrition and overall existence. My oncologist and surgeon wanted me on chemo, but Irinotecan was doing me more harm than good. I had been on it for about…  Read More

March 2015 Webinar – Chemo in a Bottle

About the Webinar Is the future of medicine chemo pills? In this webinar, we will delve into oral chemotherapy and explain why some patients are offered the option to receive cancer treatment in a pill form. We’ll discuss the advantages and challenges of this emerging treatment option and highlight the current therapies some patients receive. Join us to learn more…  Read More

Generic Xeloda Now Available

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Xeloda (capecitabine), an oral chemotherapy pill used to treat metastatic colorectal cancer. Kathleen Uhl, M.D., acting director of the Office of Generic Drugs in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, says “Generic drugs are important options that allow greater access…  Read More