Response to low-dose oral capecitabine monotherapy in an elderly frail patient with metastatic breast carcinoma and impaired renal function: documentation by fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

Abstract

The effi cacy of chemotherapy with drugs used alone (monotherapy) or in sequence (serial single-agent therapy) has been recently highlighted in the literature with the viewpoint of being both safe and better tolerated and hence applicable to elderly patients with poor health status and who are intolerant to cytotoxic chemotherapy. In a case vignette, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11604-010-0543-9

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