Safety and efficacy of addition of VEGFR and EGFR-family oral small-molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitors to cytotoxic chemotherapy in solid cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

BACKGROUND The approach of combining cytotoxic chemotherapy with oral small molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) has been explored in a large number of randomized trials, in a variety of tumor. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the safety and efficacy of this therapeutic approach. PATIENTS AND METHODS PubMed and the ASCO… CONTINUE READING