Capecitabine for the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

NICE technology appraisals [TA191] Published date:

NICE recommends capecitabine, taken with platinum-containing drugs, for some people with stomach cancer.

Who can have capecitabine?

You should be able to have capecitabine if:

  • your stomach cancer is advanced and
  • you have not had treatment for advanced stomach cancer before and
  • your cancer cannot be removed with an operation.

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