Combined intensive chemotherapy and radical surgery for incurable gastric cancer

@article{Nakajima1997CombinedIC,
  title={Combined intensive chemotherapy and radical surgery for incurable gastric cancer},
  author={PhD Dr. Toshifusa Nakajima and Keiichiro Ota and Shou Ishihara and PhD Shigekazu Oyama and PhD Mitsumasa Nishi and Yasuhiko Ohashi and PhD Akio Yanagisawa},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={4},
  pages={203-208}
}
Background: To improve the poor prognosis of patients with advanced incurable gastric cancer, intensive chemotherapy combined with radical surgery was used. Patients and Methods: Thirty patients with incurable gastric cancer were treated with a combination of 5-fluorouracil (370 mg/m2) and leucovorin (30 mg/person), given intravenously for five consecutive days, followed by cisplatinum (70 mg/m2) and etoposide (70 mg/m2) on days 6 and 20, delivered through a catheter placed either in the aorta… CONTINUE READING

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