Chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer: across the years for a standard of care

@article{Scartozzi2007ChemotherapyFA,
  title={Chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer: across the years for a standard of care},
  author={M. Scartozzi and E. Galizia and L. Verdecchia and R. Berardi and S. Antognoli and S. Chiorrini and S. Cascinu},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={797 - 808}
}
  • M. Scartozzi, E. Galizia, +4 authors S. Cascinu
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Chemotherapy is of crucial importance in advanced gastric cancer patients, in order to obtain palliation of symptoms and improve survival. The most extensively studied drugs as single agents are 5-fluorouracil, cisplatin, doxorubicin, epirubicin, mitomycin C and etoposide. Newer chemotherapeutic agents include the taxanes (docetaxel and paclitaxel), oral fluoropyrimidines (capecitabine and S-1), oxaliplatin and irinotecan. Randomised trials comparing monotherapy with combination regimens have… CONTINUE READING
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