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The authors report on a case of treatment-related myocardial infarction in a young man receiving chemotherapy (BEP) for testicular cancer and discuss the implications of the case.
OBJECTIVE Aim of this study was to analyze the prognostic value of age in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). PATIENTS AND METHODS A group of 15 patients (age < or = 40 years, group I) and a group of 103 patients (age > or = 50 years, group II) with sporadic RCC who underwent radical nephrectomy between 1985 and 1997 were compared. The two groups… (More)
3634 Background: Preoperative radiochemotherapy (RCT) may play an important role in decreasing local recurrence and possibly improving survival for advanced rectal carcinoma. METHODS 30 patients (pts) (median age 61.5) with advanced low rectal cancer, from 1995 to1998 were treated by RCT prior to surgery. Radiotherapy was administered to the pelvis using… (More)
BACKGROUND Preoperative radio-chemotherapy (RCT) may play an important role in decreasing local recurrence and possibly improving survival for patients with advanced rectal carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1995 and 1998 we treated 30 patients (pts) (median age 61.5 years) with advanced low rectal cancer. Radiotherapy was administered using a 10-MV… (More)