Effect of chemotherapy on serum end-products of lipid peroxidation in patients with small cell lung cancer: association with treatment results.

Abstract

Many anti-cancer drugs induce formation of lipid peroxidation products that are toxic for lung cancer cells in vitro. We tested whether changes of serum thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARs) and Schiff's bases (SB) are associated with treatment efficacy in 37 small cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients. Subjects received carboplatin (350 mg/m2, i.v… (More)

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