• Corpus ID: 6813351

[A case of superior vena cava syndrome treated with combination radiation and CRE (CBDCA and VP-16) therapy].

@article{Kato1996ACO,
  title={[A case of superior vena cava syndrome treated with combination radiation and CRE (CBDCA and VP-16) therapy].},
  author={M. Kato and S Akimoto and K Akimoto and Teisuke Komatsu and Yusuke Nakaoka and Masahiko Kinoshita and Kazuhiko Minami and S Sekikawa and T Kasahara and Toshio Shimizu and Osamu Kizu and T Maeda},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer \& chemotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          119-22
        }
}
Carboplatin and etoposide were reported to be excellent radiation sensitizers. We encountered a patient with SVC syndrome due to lung cancer who was successfully treated by combination carboplatin, etoposide and hyperfractionation radiotherapy. A 72-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of remarkable face edema. Computed tomography revealed a huge lung tumor and compressed SVC due to tumor growth. Acute tumor regression was essential for this case. We performed combination…