Laetitia Delval

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BACKGROUND Afatinib has demonstrated clinical benefit in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer progressing after treatment with erlotinib/gefitinib. This phase III trial prospectively assessed whether continued irreversible ErbB-family blockade with afatinib plus paclitaxel has superior outcomes versus switching to chemotherapy alone in patients(More)
We report the case of a 72-year-old woman suffering from bone metastatic breast cancer and treated with continuous intravenous 5 fluorouracil (5FU) chemotherapy, who presented with a bilateral asymmetric anterior optic neuropathy (ON). A deficiency of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) was documented. Patients with DPD deficiency are at increased risk(More)
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