Extrapulmonary small-cell carcinoma: report of three cases and update of therapy and prognosis.

@article{Shamelian2000ExtrapulmonarySC,
  title={Extrapulmonary small-cell carcinoma: report of three cases and update of therapy and prognosis.},
  author={S. O. A. Shamelian and Johan W. R. Nortier},
  journal={The Netherlands journal of medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          51-5
        }
}
Three male patients with extrapulmonary small-cell carcinoma originating from esophagus, pancreas and prostate are described. The patient with the esophagus tumor had a combined small-cell and undifferentiated carcinoma. The other two patients had a pure small-cell carcinoma. All patients were treated with primary combination chemotherapy consisting of etoposide and cisplatin followed in one patient by locoregional radiotherapy. The patients with the esophagus and the pancreas tumor showed a… CONTINUE READING

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