A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized phase III trial of chemotherapy plus epigenetic therapy with hydralazine valproate for advanced cervical cancer. Preliminary results

@article{Coronel2011ADP,
  title={A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized phase III trial of chemotherapy plus epigenetic therapy with hydralazine valproate for advanced cervical cancer. Preliminary results},
  author={Jaime Coronel and Lucely Cetina and Irlanda Pacheco and C Trejo-Becerril and Aurora Gonz{\'a}lez-Fierro and Erick de la cruz-Hernandez and Enrique P{\'e}rez-C{\'a}rdenas and Luc{\'i}a Taja-Chayeb and Daymi Arias-Bofill and Myrna Candelaria and Silvia Vidal and Alfonso Due{\~n}as-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Medical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={28},
  pages={540-546}
}
The reversing of epigenetic aberrations using the inhibitors of DNA methylation and histone deacetylases may have therapeutic value in cervical cancer. This is a randomized phase III, placebo-controlled study of hydralazine and valproate (HV) added to cisplatin topotecan in advanced cervical cancer. Patients received hydralazine at 182 mg for rapid, or 83 mg for slow acetylators, and valproate at 30 mg/kg, beginning a week before chemotherapy and continued until disease progression. Response… 
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