Topical Milk Thistle for Capecitabine-Induced Hand-Foot Syndrome

NatureMed Clinic’s Dr. West contributed “Topical Milk Thistle for Capecitabine-Induced Hand-Foot Syndrome” to the Natural Medicine Journal.

Forty patients diagnosed with gastrointestinal malignancy, including colorectal and esophageal cancers, who had no previous exposure to capecitabine but were scheduled to receive this medication; average age was 60 years and 60% were male. Gastric cancer was the most common malignancy in both the treatment and placebo groups (75% and 60%, respectively).

Read the full text at the Natural Medicine Journal’s website.