Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with a combination of irinotecan and cisplatin in advanced gastric cancer--a case report.

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We report a case of advanced gastric carcinoma successfully treated with a combination of irinotecan and cisplatin as neoadjuvant chemotherapy. The patient, a 78-year-old man, had type 2 gastric cancer, which had metastasized to the paraaortic lymph nodes. He was treated with irinotecan, 70 mg on day 1 and day 15, and cisplatin, 80 mg on day 1. The course… (More)

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