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A phase II trial of gallium nitrate (250-300 mg/m2/day for 7 consecutive days) was conducted in patients with metastatic melanoma. Therapy was well-tolerated, but only one of 31 evaluable patients experienced a partial regression. Further evaluation of gallium nitrate at this dose and schedule is not warranted in patients with malignant melanoma.
PURPOSE To compare small nerve fiber damage in the central cornea and whorl area in participants with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and to examine the accuracy of evaluating these 2 anatomical sites for the diagnosis of DPN. METHODS A cohort of 187 participants (107 with type 1 diabetes and 80 controls) was enrolled. The neuropathy disability score… (More)
Thirty patients with advanced seminoma were treated with VAB-6. Eighteen patients were previously untreated, eight had relapsed after radiation therapy, and four had persistent disease following chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Two patients had received prior high-dose cisplatin. Twenty-four (86%) of 28 evaluable patients achieved a complete remission.… (More)
We have conducted a Phase I and initial clinical pharmacological evaluation of 4'-deoxydoxorubicin (4'-DXDX), administering the drug i.v. on an every 21-day schedule to 60 patients with advanced cancer. Patients were treated at six dosage levels ranging from 10 to 35 mg/sq m. Leukopenia was the dose-limiting toxic effect, and no cardiac, renal, or hepatic… (More)