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PURPOSE To assess the efficacy and toxicity of the addition of estramustine to docetaxel (D) for the treatment of metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred fifty patients were randomly assigned to D alone (35 mg/m(2) on days 2 and 9, every 3 weeks) or D in combination with estramustine (D/E; 280 mg orally three times(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is growing in western countries. Poor liver status and tumour size make curative options scarce. Palliative treatments such as chemo-embolization are improving survival in selected patients, but side-effects are frequent. There is a need for the validation of alternative treatments. Metabolic(More)
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