The Crucible of Cancer

Oxaliplatin

Trade Name: Eloxatin TM Drug Type: Oxaliplatin is an anti-cancer (“antineoplastic” or “cytotoxic”) chemotherapy drug.  Oxaliplatin is classified as an “alkylating agent.”  For more detail, see “How Oxaliplatin Works” section below. What Oxaliplatin Is Used...

Folfox

FOLOFOX is the name of my chemo treatment plan most commonly used for Colon Cancer. It breaks down roughly into the following medications: FOL = Leucovorin Calcium (Folinic Acid) F = Fluorouracil OX = Oxaliplatin

Colon Cancer Ramble

A long drawn out story of how I became diagnosed with stage III Colon Cancer.