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PURPOSE S-1 showed clinical activity in colorectal cancer, and the preclinical data of S-1 with oxaliplatin showed synergistic activity in an animal model. This phase I study was conducted to determine the maximum tolerated dose of S-1 with oxaliplatin and to define its recommended dose for the subsequent phase II study. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients… (More)
Most cases of cardiac metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) involve the vena cava or right atrium. Left ventricular metastases from RCC without involving the vena cava or right atrium are extremely rare. Herein we report a case of RCC with left ventricular metastasis causing left ventricular outflow obstruction (LVOT).
BACKGROUND More than 50% of all advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is diagnosed in patients older than 65 years. Chemotherapy in elderly patients has not been standardized even though cisplatin-based chemotherapy has been used in patients with advanced NSCLC as primary therapy. We investigated the efficacy and safety of combination chemotherapy… (More)