Successful chemotherapy for small-cell lung cancer in an elderly patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

@article{Tanizawa2010SuccessfulCF,
  title={Successful chemotherapy for small-cell lung cancer in an elderly patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.},
  author={Kiminobu Tanizawa and Kentaro Fukunaga and Noriko Okumura and Mitsuko Sugimura and Eisaku Tanaka and Takashi Hajiro and Minoru Sakuramoto and Masayoshi Minakuchi and Seishu Hashimoto and Takehiro Yasuda and Yusuke Kaji and Kohei Ikezoe and Eizaburo Sato and Toshifumi Nakajima and Yoshio Taguchi},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={49 12},
  pages={1179-83}
}
A standard treatment has not yet been established for elderly small-cell lung cancer patients, especially when they have end-stage renal disease. We report the first case of successful chemoradiotherapy in an elderly small-cell lung cancer patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. A 77-year-old Japanese man on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis was diagnosed as having limited disease small-cell lung cancer. He received four monthly cycles of chemotherapy consisting of… CONTINUE READING

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He underwent additional hemodialysis on days 1 and 3 , while continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis continued as usual on the other days .
He underwent additional hemodialysis on days 1 and 3 , while continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis continued as usual on the other days .
He underwent additional hemodialysis on days 1 and 3 , while continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis continued as usual on the other days .
He underwent additional hemodialysis on days 1 and 3 , while continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis continued as usual on the other days .
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