The Ministry Of Health in the State of Kuwait collaborates with other entities to provide clinical expertise to Kuwait Cancer Control Center (KCCC) and strengthen cancer service delivery at the KCCC. Through this collaboration, KCCC offers our patients an access to the best internationally-certified cancer services, while ensuring continuous improvement of cancer care in Kuwait. We also focus on improving nursing and physician education, health administration and information technology. We continue to expand our experience while developing systems and innovative approaches that would benefit our patients.
- Start chemotherapy within 4 weeks of surgery provided complete healing. - Start the 1st cycle with 5-FU 425 mg/m² then continue subsequent cycles with 5-FU 400 mg/m². - In elderly or ECOG ≥ 2: use 5-FU 375 mg/m² in the first cycle, then 400 mg/m2 in subsequent cycles. - Cycles to be repeated every 4 weeks for 5 cycles. The first 2 cycles are to be given concurrently with radiotherapy.
To be repeated every week as long as the patient still on external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). CISplatin dose will be calculated using the actual body weight with maximum dose of CISplatin is 70 mg weekly for a total of 6 weeks.