Continuous 5-fluorouracil infusion in refractory carcinoma of the breast

@article{Hansen1987Continuous5I,
  title={Continuous 5-fluorouracil infusion in refractory carcinoma of the breast},
  author={Richard N Hansen and Edward Quebbeman and Peter G Beatty and Paul S. Ritch and T. Anderson and David Jenkins and Jacob Frick and Robert K. Ausman},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={1987},
  volume={10},
  pages={145-149}
}
Twenty-five patients with refractory, metastatic carcinoma of the breast were treated with continuous ambulatory 5-fluorouracil (5 FU) infusion (200 to 300 mg/m2/day) through a chronic indwelling central venous catheter. All patients had had extensive previous treatment, including hormonal therapy in 20/25 patients (80%), radiation therapy in 18/25 patients (72%), and an average of 4.6 previous chemotherapy drugs per patient (range 1–10). Twenty-three of 25 patients (92%) had had previous bolus… CONTINUE READING

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