Gemcitabine as a radiosensitizer for nonresectable feline oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Eight cats with locally advanced, oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) were treated with a combination of gemcitabine and palliative radiotherapy. Low-dose gemcitabine was administered twice weekly (25 mg/m2) in conjunction with megavoltage radiation in 6 Gray (Gy) fractions for a total dose of 36 Gy. Responses included two complete and four partial responses… CONTINUE READING