Chemotherapy outcomes for the treatment of unresectable intrahepatic and hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a retrospective analysis.

@article{Eckmann2011ChemotherapyOF,
  title={Chemotherapy outcomes for the treatment of unresectable intrahepatic and hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a retrospective analysis.},
  author={Karen R Eckmann and Dina K Patel and Andrea N Landgraf and Julian H Slade and E Lin and Harmeet Kaur and Evelyne M. Loyer and Jacqueline M Weatherly and Milind M. Javle},
  journal={Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 5-6},
  pages={155-60}
}
BACKGROUND Recent clinical trials for "biliary cancers" include a heterogenous group of patients with cholangiocarcinoma, gallbladder, and ampullary cancers. Limited data exist regarding the relative effectiveness of known chemotherapeutic regimens specifically in intrahepatic or hilar cholangiocarcinoma. METHODS Records of M D Anderson Cancer Center patients with unresectable intrahepatic and hilar cholangiocarcinoma who received first-line chemotherapy from January 1, 2005, to October 31… CONTINUE READING