Conversion therapy for inoperable advanced gastric cancer patients by docetaxel, cisplatin, and S-1 (DCS) chemotherapy: a multi-institutional retrospective study

@article{Sato2016ConversionTF,
  title={Conversion therapy for inoperable advanced gastric cancer patients by docetaxel, cisplatin, and S-1 (DCS) chemotherapy: a multi-institutional retrospective study},
  author={Yasushi Sato and Hiroyuki Ohnuma and Takayuki Nobuoka and Masakazu Hirakawa and Tomoaki Sagawa and Koshi Fujikawa and Yasuo Takahashi and Minami Shinya and Shinich Katsuki and Minoru Takahashi and Masahiro Shimizu Maeda and Yutaka Okagawa and Uemura Naoki and Syouhei Kikuch and Koichi Okamoto and Hiroshi Miyamoto and Mayumi Shimada and Takemasa Ichiro and Junji Kato and Tetsuji Takayama},
  journal={Gastric Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={20},
  pages={517-526}
}
BackgroundConversion therapy is an option for unresectable metastatic gastric cancer when distant metastases are controlled by chemotherapy; however, the feasibility and efficacy remain unclear. This study aimed to assess the feasibility and efficacy of conversion therapy in patients with initially unresectable gastric cancer treated with docetaxel, cisplatin, and S-1 (DCS) chemotherapy by evaluating clinical outcomes.MethodsOne hundred unresectable metastatic gastric cancer patients, enrolled… CONTINUE READING
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