Case Rep Oncol 2021 May-Aug;14(2):918-921. Epub 2021 Jun 17.
Department of Internal Medicine, Chaophya Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.
Capecitabine is an oral chemotherapy that is used to treat several cancer types, including breast, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and ovarian. The use of antimetabolites in cancer therapy has generally not been associated with leukemogenesis. In this report, we demonstrate a case of capecitabine-related acute myeloid leukemia that was diagnosed 16 months after the completion of treatment for early-stage colon cancer, by a complex chromosome analysis 48,XY,6,del(7)(q22),+8,+13,t(13;17)(q12;p13),t(13,21)(q12;122),+mar [Gazi Med J. Read More