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    Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer…
    2008

[A case of advanced esophageal cancer with liver metastases: efficacy of combination therapy of docetaxel/cisplatin/5-FU].

@article{Ehara2008ACO,
  title={[A case of advanced esophageal cancer with liver metastases: efficacy of combination therapy of docetaxel/cisplatin/5-FU].},
  author={Kazuhisa Ehara and Kenji Tsutsumi and Yoshihiro Kinoshita and Masaki Ueno and Shinji Mine and Harushi Udagawa},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={
          1375-8
        }
}
The combination chemotherapy with docetaxel/CDDP/5-FU(DCF)for head and neck squamous carcinoma(SCC) has been widely accepted. It seems quite natural that DCF therapy is expected to be equally effective against esophageal SCC because of their histological similarity. In this report, we present a case of unresectable advanced esophageal SCC with multiple liver metastases which showed remarkable regression by DCF therapy, with relatively slight adverse effects. The patient was a 46-year-old female… CONTINUE READING