Maria Rosaria Diadema

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The aim of the study was to assess the toxicity and the clinical activity of biweekly oxaliplatin in combination with infusional 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and folinic acid (FA) administered every 2 weeks (FOLFOX-4 regimen) in patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC). A total of 61 previously untreated AGC patients were treated with oxaliplatin 85 mg m(-2) on(More)
We have evaluated the activity and safety of gefitinib, a small-molecule epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in combination with docetaxel as first-line treatment of women with metastatic breast cancer (MBC). In total, 41 patients with MBC were enrolled in a first-line combination therapy study with oral gefitinib (250 mg(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the correlation between presurgery neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and distant metastasis-free survival (DMFS) in patients with early breast cancer. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. PARTICIPANTS 300 Caucasian patients with early (T1-2, N0-1, non-metastatic) breast cancer who were followed from July 1999 to June 2015 at our(More)
Cancer and its related therapies are acquired thrombophilic risk factors. Patients with a malignancy can suffer a thrombotic complication such as deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in the lower extremities with a possible following pulmonary embolism. Recently, an increased association between upper extremity DVT and malignancy has been observed and several risk(More)
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