[2 N methyl 9 hydroxy-ellipticine in treatment of metastatic breast cancers (author's transl)].

A phase II trial was conducted in 57 patients with advanced metastatic breast cancer given 2-N-methyl 9-hydroxy-ellipticine (NMHE) as 100 mg/m2 weekly. Evaluation of response, after at least 4 injections, was possible in 46 patients. Two complete regressions (of 3 and 12 months) and 7 regressions of over 50 p. cent were observed, a total regression rate of… CONTINUE READING