Cancer Research UK
Clinical Trials Unit Glasgow

Study Title: SCOT

Study Description: Short Course Oncology Therapy - A Study of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Colorectal Cancer

Study Design: Phase III, randomised controlled, two-arm multi-centre, non-inferiority study

Trial Status: Closed to recruitment, in follow-up

Chief Investigator: Dr Tim Iveson

Sponsor: Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board (GGCHB) and Glasgow University (GU)

Date Opened: 27th March 2008

Planned Closure Date: 29th Nov 2013

Target Recruitment: 9500 patients with fully resected high risk stage-II/stage-III colorectal cancer.

Open to New Sites: No

Contact Details: Clinical Trial Unit (CTU), Glasgow
Andrea Harkin/Karen Wilson
CRUK CTU, Glasgow

Initiation Slides (Download)
SCOT Investigator Initiation Slides
SCOT Pharmacy Initiation Slides

Clinical Management Reference Documents RSI Front Sheet
These are the current Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPCs):

Folinic Acid SmPC from 17 Oct 2012
Oxaliplatin SmPC from 10 Jul 2012
Capecitabine SmPC from 23 Jan 2014
5FU SmPC from 24 Aug 2011

For queries concerning Pharmacovigilance or the Reference Safety Information please contact:

The Pharmacovigilance Team email: or

Telephone: 0141 211 0352/0203/3567/3968 or 0141 232 2068

Version of NCI Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) being used for the study: 3.0

Click here to download the CTCAE