F. Dufour-Esquerré

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OBJECTIVE The aims of the study were (i) to compared the efficacy of the two long-acting GnRH agonists (GnRHa) triptorelin (Trp) and leuprolide (Leu) in men with prostate cancer and (ii) to assess the pattern of plasma testosterone levels following each injection of GnRHa. PATIENTS AND METHODS 67 patients referred for prostate cancer not suitable for(More)
Lanreotide (BIM 32014), a somatulin analogue, was found to be as effective as castration in a rat prostate tumor model. Therapeutic benefit was also demonstrated in the hormone-resistant phase of this tumor model. The activity of lanreotide may be due to a reduction in the levels of growth factors such as insulin growth factor 1 (IGF1). A total of 30(More)
Eighty-four patients with locally advanced, non metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck or esophagus, were included in a multicentric double-blind randomized trial, comparing goralatide (12.5 or 62.5 micrograms/kg/day, d1-d4) to placebo, associated with carboplatin (400 mg/m2, d1) and 5-fluorouracile (1 g/m2/d continuous IV over 96 hours).(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the value of haematological counts at the 4th day of a chemotherapy cycle, in order to foresee neutro and/or thrombocytopenia during the same chemotherapy cycle. One hundred and ten cycles of chemotherapeutic regimens with carboplatin (400 mg/m2, dl) and 5-fluorouracile (1 g/m2/d, by iv continuous infusion for 96(More)
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