Efficacy and safety study of docetaxel as salvage chemotherapy in metastatic gastric cancer failing fluoropyrimidine and platinum combination chemotherapy.

@article{Lee2005EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety study of docetaxel as salvage chemotherapy in metastatic gastric cancer failing fluoropyrimidine and platinum combination chemotherapy.},
  author={Jae-Lyun Lee and M. H. Ryu and Heung Moon Chang and T Kim and Jeong Hwan Yook and Sung Tae Oh and Byung Sik Kim and Jung Shin Lee and Yoon-Koo Kang},
  journal={Cancer research and treatment : official journal of Korean Cancer Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={
          201-7
        }
}
PURPOSE Fluoropyrimidine (F) and platinum (P) combination chemotherapy has been widely used for the first line treatment of advanced gastric cancer (AGC). Docetaxel (D) has shown promising activity in this disease. The present study retrospectively investigated the efficacy of D monotherapy as salvage chemotherapy for AGC that is failing F and P combination chemotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 34 patients, fitting the eligibility criteria, were included in this study. D was… CONTINUE READING