Regression of pulmonary metastases from cloacogenic carcinoma after cis-platinum/5-fluorouracil treatment.

  • Roberta Carey
  • Published 1984 in Journal of clinical gastroenterology


An 68-year-old man with cloacogenic carcinoma of the anorectal area developed massive pulmonary metastases 4 years after diagnosis; 5-fluorouracil alone failed to cause regression of the lesion, but marked reduction in size of the lesions followed treatment with 2 monthly infusions of fluorouracil followed by low-dose cis-platinum. The remission has been… (More)


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