Lorenzo Cecconetto

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We previously showed that NCX 4040 inhibits in vitro and in vivo tumor growth and induces apoptosis in human colon cancer cell lines. On the basis of these results, NCX 4040 antitumor activity in combination with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) or oxaliplatin was evaluated in vitro and in vivo in human colon cancer models. The cytotoxicity of different NCX 4040 and(More)
Hypocalcemia is an uncommon clinical symptom of patients with malignant tumors, and a number of factors may be involved in its development. The present study describes the case of a 67-year-old Caucasian female, presenting with severe refractory hypocalcemia and heart failure. The patient was subsequently diagnosed with breast cancer and bone metastases.(More)
BACKGROUND Docetaxel and gemcitabine combinations have proven active for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare two treatment schedules, one based on our own preclinical data and the other selected from the literature. METHODS Patients with stage IV NSCLC and at least one(More)
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