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The objective of the present study was to review the presentation, management, outcome and morbidity of paediatric patients presenting to a single centre with rhabdomyosarcoma of the ear and temporal region. All patients diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma of the ear and temporal region between 1980 and 2000 were entered into this retrospective study. Fourteen(More)
A two-stage Simon design was used to evaluate the response rate of OSI-7904L, a liposome encapsulated thymidylate synthase inhibitor, in advanced gastric and/or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (A-G/GEJA), administered intravenously at 12 mg m−2 over 30 min every 21 days. Fifty patients were treated. Median age was 64 years (range 35–82), 62% were male and(More)
PURPOSE This multicenter, phase II clinical trial was conducted to evaluate the activity of the combination of docetaxel and exisulind in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who failed a prior platinum-containing regimen. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with measurable disease and adequate organ function received exisulind (250 mg) given(More)
The prognosis of advanced biliary tract carcinoma is poor with chemotherapy limited to a palliative role. This randomised study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a new liposomal thymidylate synthase inhibitor (TSI), OSI-7904L, in parallel with a modified de Gramont regimen of 5-FU/LV in patients with advanced biliary cancer. Patients with(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of intravesical novantrone in refractory superficial bladder cancer. The eligibility criteria included proven carcinoma in situ or superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder at stage Ta or T1 that was proven refractory to or in relapse after the use of at least one other(More)
A total of 30 patients with histologically confirmed sebaceous carcinoma of the ocular adnexa were evaluated at our institution from 1974-1986. There were 18 women and 12 men in the series with a median age of 61 years. Ten cases received radiotherapy with curative intent. Four patients were treated definitively with doses ranging from 45-63.0 Gy over 4-7(More)
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