Hormonal therapy and chemotherapy of renal-cell carcinoma.

  title={Hormonal therapy and chemotherapy of renal-cell carcinoma.},
  author={David T. Harris},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  volume={10 4},
At best, hormonal treatment gives a small proportion of objective responses in patients treated; most commonly the responses are incomplete and of short duration. In practice, treatment with a progestational agent, such as medroxyprogesterone acetate, is often used because of minimal production of unwanted side effects and lack of more effective therapy. Single-agent chemotherapy appears to add little in terms of tumor response, although a small fraction of patients will have favorable… CONTINUE READING
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