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Isolated limb perfusion with tumor necrosis factor and melphalan for limb salvage in 186 patients with locally advanced soft tissue extremity sarcomas. The cumulative multicenter European experience.
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to achieve limb salvage in patients with locally advanced soft tissue sarcomas that can only be treated by amputation or functionally mutilating surgery byExpand
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[Intestinal obstruction in cancer patients: results of palliative surgery].
OBJECTIVE The study aim was to investigate predictive factors related to the results, in terms of survival and quality of life, of palliative surgery in cancer patients presenting with intestinalExpand
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Adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy in resectable gastric cancer. A randomized trial of the gastro-intestinal tract cancer cooperative group of the EORTC.
One hundred and fifteen patients with curative and palliative surgery for gastric cancer were randomized to receive radiotherapy alone (1) or in combination with short-term (ST) 5-FU (2), long-termExpand
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Survival and quality of life after palliative surgery for neoplastic gastrointestinal obstruction.
OBJECTIVE The aim was to identify the prognostic factors which relate to the results, in terms of survival and quality of life, of palliative surgery in cancer patients presenting with an occlusion.Expand
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Prolonged survival after resection of a malignant melanoma metastatic to the stomach
A man who presented with a secondary gastric melanoma was alive more than 6 years after surgery.
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Effect of portal arterialization on hepatic cytochrome P-450 in rats with portacaval shunt.
Fractional clearance of colloidal gold particles (k), liver weight and hepatic cytochrome P-450 were measured in rats with portacaval shunt and in rats with portacaval shunt plus arterialization ofExpand
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Adjuvant therapy of poor prognosis colon cancer with levamisole: Results of an EORTC double‐blind randomized clinical trial
From 1978 to 1985, 297 patients were entered in a double‐blind randomized trial comparing levamisole to placebo as adjuvant therapy of Dukes' C carcinoma of the colon. Therapy consisted of from twoExpand
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Metastatic involvement of ceco-appendicular segment: a diagnosis of right lower quadrant abdominal pain in patient receiving chemotherapy.
Metastases are a common feature during the evolution of breast cancer. However, gastrointestinal metastases, and especially ceco-appendicular ones, are very rare. Melanoma however frequentlyExpand
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Promoting effect of portocaval anastomosis in rat hepatocarcinogenesis.
The effect of a surgical intervention, portocaval anastomosis (PCA) has been investigated in three different phases of a triphasic protocol of rat hepatocarcinogenesis. This protocol consists of theExpand
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Hepatic arterial ligation and portal vein infusion: a clinical trial by the Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer Group of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer.
Liver metastases are frequently observed in the natural history of colorectal cancers. In 15% of patients they are diagnosed before or during laparotomy for surgical resection of the primary tumorExpand
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