Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced penile carcinoma.

  title={Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced penile carcinoma.},
  author={Joost A. P. Leijte and Jan Martijn Kerst and Evert Bais and Ninja F. Antonini and Simon Horenblas},
  journal={European urology},
  volume={52 2},
OBJECTIVE Little data on the role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for advanced penile carcinoma are available. We describe the experiences at our institute. METHODS A total of 20 patients received neoadjuvant chemotherapy for downstaging of irresectable disease in the period from 1972 until August 2005. During this 34-yr period, five different chemotherapeutic regimens were used. We evaluated clinical tumour response, chemotherapeutic toxicity, rate and type of subsequent surgery, histopathologic… CONTINUE READING


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