[Effects of oral etoposide in small cell carcinoma of the lung].

@article{Miyamoto1984EffectsOO,
  title={[Effects of oral etoposide in small cell carcinoma of the lung].},
  author={Hiromitsu Miyamoto and Masaharu Ito and Yoshikazu Araya and Kazuhiko Takaoka and Hiroshi Isobe and H. Dosaka and Yoshikazu Kawakami and Takeshi Shimizu and Shinichi Onodera},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1984},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={1244-7}
}
Eleven patients with small cell carcinoma of the lung were treated with 120 mg/m2/day of Etoposide (VP-16-213) given orally for 5 days every 3 or 4 weeks. One of these eleven achieved complete response and two partial response. The response characteristically occurred within one or two courses of therapy, but the duration of the effect was short with… CONTINUE READING