Ulrike Burger

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PURPOSE To evaluate the safety profile of capecitabine using data from a large, well-characterized population of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated in two phase II studies. In these trials, capecitabine achieved significantly superior response rates, equivalent time to disease progression and equivalent survival compared with 5-fluorouracil(More)
Over the past two decades, there has been a rising trend in malignant melanoma incidence worldwide. In 2008, Germany introduced a nationwide skin cancer screening program starting at age 35. The aims of this study were to analyse the distribution of malignant melanoma tumour stages over time, as well as demographic and regional differences in stage(More)
Frauen und Männer sind unterschiedlich, auch in Bezug auf ihre Gefäße! Bei Patienten mit atherosklerotischen und entzündlichen Aortenerkrankungen lassen sich Geschlechtsunterschiede hinsichtlich Prävalenz, klinischer Manifestation, Therapieergebnisse und Prognose feststellen. Gefäßerkrankungen treten bei Männern häufiger und bei Frauen später auf. Auch die(More)
Predictors for smoking and alcohol drinking behavior were investigated in head and neck cancer survivors (HNCS) with survivorship of ≥6 months. 165 HNCS registered in a regional cancer registry and treated 2005–2014 were included. Patients completed a survey including the Fagerström Test for nicotine dependence and the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification(More)
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