Malignant neoplasms of rectum ICD11 code: 2C52.Z
Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet ; 500 mg tablet
EML status history
Adolescents and adults
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
In 2015, as part of the comprehensive review of cancer medicines undertaken by the Expert Committee, capecitabine was added to the complementary list of the EML for use in treatment protocols for early stage rectal cancer. The relevant extract from TRS994 regarding the Expert Committee's 2015 consideration of treatment protocols for early stage rectal cancer is attached.