A combined treatment approach to management of hepatic metastasis.

  title={A combined treatment approach to management of hepatic metastasis.},
  author={Boanie Webber and Clarence Soderberg and Louis A. Leone and Vishram B. Rege and Arvin S. Glicksman},
  volume={42 3},
Forty-eight patients with liver metastases were treated at Rhode ISland Hospital in a nonrandomized sequential manner between January 1972 and June 1977. Eight received 5 FUDR hepatic artery infusion, 14 hepatic irradiation, and 25 were planned for combined intra-arterial chemotherapy plus total hepatic irradiation. Those patients who successfully completed induction treatments had a median survival in the radiation only group of 140 days, in the intra-arterial chemotherapy group 270 days, and… CONTINUE READING