Systemic cytotoxic chemotherapy and radiation therapy for desmoid in familial adenomatous polyposis.

Abstract

Forty-two of 416 familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) patients in the FAP registry at the Cleveland Clinic had desmoid tumors. The role of cytotoxic chemotherapy and radiation therapy in the management of these patients was investigated. Eight intra-abdominal desmoid tumors were treated by systemic cytotoxic chemotherapy. Two had complete remission, and one… (More)

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