[Nocturnal infusion of 5-fluorouracil in advanced digestive tract cancer--two case reports].

Abstract

Two patients, with terminal stage digestive tract carcinoma, are presented who received continuous nocturnal administration of intravenous 5-FU (300 mg/m2/day), between 9:00 pm and 8:00 am for more than 45 consecutive days. They showed improvement in general physical and functional status, and no side effects were observed. The first case is that of a… (More)

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@article{Furuya1994NocturnalIO, title={[Nocturnal infusion of 5-fluorouracil in advanced digestive tract cancer--two case reports].}, author={Yumiko Furuya and Kimiko Yamamoto and Yonson Ku and T. Nakamura and Yoshimi Hamabe and Yoshinobu Saitoh}, journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy}, year={1994}, volume={21 6}, pages={877-9} }