Arno L. Goudsmit

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In a prospectively randomized trial, patients with advanced locally recurrent or metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma were randomized to receive 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and methyl-CCNU; 5-FU, Adriamycin (Adria Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio), and methyl-CCNU; 5-FU, Adriamycin, and mitomycin C; or Adriamycin and mitomycin C alone. One hundred eighty-three(More)
The present contribution departs from Rosen's idea that the semantics of a natural language cannot be fully reduced to syntactical rules. In the first place, this surplus value can be found in the relational organization of living beings as well as in intuitive observational descriptions of them. Second, to recognize meaning and to ascribe sense and(More)
Preliminary reports have suggested that heparin may enhance the effectiveness of chemotherapy for lung cancer. The VALCSG initiated a study to evaluate further the efficacy and feasibility of administering a heparin and chemotherapy regimen. Treatment consisted of continuous iv heparin infusion for 48--72 hours followed by iv administration of(More)
This contribution investigates the idea that an act of signification can be understood in terms of the self-referentiality that is typical of the biological organization. The capacity of a living being to interpret and appreciate its own environment can be understood as being grounded in its ability to perform self-referential experiences. We may call this(More)
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