The therapeutic effect of capecitabine single drug maintenance therapy in the advanced breast cancer

Abstract

Objective: To analyze the efficacy of capecitabine (referred to as Cap) single-agent maintenance therapy in the advanced breast cancer. Methods: The subjects of the study were 50 patients with advanced breast cancer who were admitted to the hospital between March 2016 and March 2019. They were divided into groups A and B with 25 cases each. The subjects of these two groups were treated with Cap and conventional method, respectively to compare the efficacy. Results: The efficacy of group A was 96.0% compared to that of group B was 76.0%. The complication rate of group A was 12.0% compared to that of group B was 40.0% (P < 0.05). Conclusion: The patients with advanced breast cancer who received Cap maintenance therapy were benefited from better curative effect and controllable complications, which has high promotion value.