Chemotherapy combined with or without hyperthermia for patients with oesophageal carcinoma: a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Sugimachi1994ChemotherapyCW,
  title={Chemotherapy combined with or without hyperthermia for patients with oesophageal carcinoma: a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Keishi Sugimachi and Hiroyuki Kuwano and Hiroko Ide and Tetsuya Toge and Madoka Saku and Yoshihiko Oshiumi},
  journal={International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group},
  year={1994},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={485-93}
}
From 1990 to 1991, 40 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the thoracic oesophagus were admitted to our institutions and chemotherapy (oil Bleomycin p.o. and CDDP d.i.v.) either combined with or without hyperthermia was performed, in a prospective randomized trial carried out to investigate the effects of hyperthermia. The two groups (group A, consisting of 20 patients given chemotherapy alone; and group B, made up of 20 given chemotherapy with hyperthermia) were comparable with regard to… CONTINUE READING

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