C. M. Woodroffe

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Increasingly, treatment choices leading to the same survival outcome can be offered to cancer patients (e.g. mastectomy or conservative surgery in early breast cancer). Two approaches available for post-orchidectomy, stage I patients with non-seminomatous germ cell tumours of the testis (NSGCTT), particularly those at high risk of relapse, include immediate(More)
Mitomycin, ifosfamide and cis-platin are three of the most active single agents in the chemotherapy of non-small cell lung cancer. We have combined them for a phase 2 study in patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer. The regimen ('MIC') comprised: mitomycin 6 mg m-2, ifosfamide 3 g m-2 and cis-platin 50 mg m-2, with routine use of lorazepam,(More)
Twenty-seven patients cured of advanced testicular cancer by cisplatin-based chemotherapy have been assessed, a median of 30 months after start of treatment, for the long-term effects of such treatment on renal, endocrine, audiometric, reproductive and respiratory function. To control for the effects of orchidectomy on endocrine function a similar group of(More)
High dose metoclopramide is an effective anti-emetic for use with cisplatin containing chemotherapy regimens but can cause extrapyramidal reactions. Lorazepam and dexamethasone are increasingly being used to alleviate chemotherapy induced emesis. This trial has assessed the contribution of high dose metoclopramide to anti-emetic control when given with(More)
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