Corpus ID: 45346613

[A study of arterial infusion chemotherapy for gastric cancer patients with peritoneal metastasis].

@article{Kosaka1996ASO,
  title={[A study of arterial infusion chemotherapy for gastric cancer patients with peritoneal metastasis].},
  author={T. Kosaka and K. Tsuchiya and J. Sugaya and S. Yoshida and Y. Nakano and T. Akiyama and F. Tomita and H. Saito and I. Kita and S. Takashima},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer \& chemotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={
          1467-71
        }
}
We analyzed the clinical response, toxicities, out-patient and overall survival time among 41 gastric cancer patients with peritoneal metastasis to evaluate chemotherapies and drug delivery routes. Sixteen patients were treated by arterial infusion (AI) and 25 by systemic therapy (ST), with either 5-FU/MTX (FMTX) therapy or 5-FU/CDDP (FP) therapy. Partial response was observed in 8 patients (50%) among 16 with AI and in 6 (24%) among 25 with ST (p = 0.09). There were no differences in the… Expand