Shou D Lee

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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a common lethal disease in Asia and there is no effective chemotherapy. Identification of new effective drugs in the treatment of inoperable HCC is urgently need. This is a phase II clinical study to investigate the efficacy, toxicity and pharmacokinetics of paclitaxel in HCC patients. Twenty patients with measurable,(More)
BACKGROUND The size and number of tumors are important prognostic indicators for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, it is difficult to assess the prognosis for patients with a variable number and size of tumors. By combining these two factors, we investigated the role and prognostic accuracy of total tumor volume (TTV) for HCC. METHODS A total of(More)
In order to optimize the therapeutic index of combining etoposide, epirubicin, cisplatin, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), leucovorin (EEPFL) chemotherapy in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer, a trial of a novel schedule of weekly administration was conducted. Weekly EEPFL treatment consisted of a concomitant boost of etoposide 40 mg m(-2) i.v. over 30 min,(More)
We have shown before that various geometric transformations of connected discourse impose different burdens on the reader who is trying to decode the text. One way of accounting for these differences is in terms of the difficulty of recognizing individual letters that have been transformed, and so it becomes of interest to learn whether the order of(More)
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