Corpus ID: 39902020

[A case of hepatocellular carcinoma in an elderly patient that improved upon combination therapy of Lentinan and Tegafur].

@article{Takahashi1990ACO,
  title={[A case of hepatocellular carcinoma in an elderly patient that improved upon combination therapy of Lentinan and Tegafur].},
  author={T. Takahashi and Y. Hori and S. Isogawa and M. Saho and H. Yoshida and K. Yokoyama and M. Watanabe and S. Nakagawa},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1990},
  volume={17 8 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1517-9
        }
}
  • T. Takahashi, Y. Hori, +5 authors S. Nakagawa
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy
  • The case was an 83-year-old man whose chief complaint was right-hypochondralgia and high fever. His laboratory findings at the first visit revealed liver dysfunction and an elevation of AFP level. Abdominal ultra-sonography revealed a giant tumor in his liver. Because of his advanced age and the large size of his tumor, he was given 2 mg Lentinan a week and 750 mg Tegafur every day. After 3 months his serum AFP level decreased to normal range, and on computed tomography his tumor disappeared… CONTINUE READING