"Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer among men and women in the United States, after lung cancer. About 1 in 3 adults is not getting screened for colorectal cancer as recommended by the U.S. Preventive services Task Force (USP"...
Excessive amounts of leucovorin may nullify the chemotherapeutic effect of folic acid antagonists.
Leucovorin is improper therapy for pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias secondary to the lack of vitamin B12. A hematologic remission may occur while neurological manifestations continue to progress.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/25/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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