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Efficacy and Safety of FOLFIRI Regimen in Elderly Versus Nonelderly Patients with Metastatic Colorectal or Gastric Cancer

A recent study looks into the efficacy and safety of FOLFIRI regimen in gastric cancer patients who are elderly. This study found similar efficacy of the FOLFIRI regimen between elderly and nonelderly patients and that elderly patients should receive special attention for an increased risk for febrile neutropenia and asthenia.

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