[Improvement of quality of life (QOL) and life prolongation by CPT-11 + adriamycin (ADM) therapy: report of 4 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma refractory to conventional chemotherapies].

CPT-11 + ADM therapy (CPT-11 40 mg/body x 2 days; Day 1 & 2, combined with ADM 20 to 60 mg/body x 1 day; Day 3) was given to four patients with relapsed and advanced non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, which was refractory to conventional chemotherapies. The symptoms of the patients at the beginning of CPT-11 + ADM therapy were fever (in two cases), dyspnea due to… CONTINUE READING