The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer experience with teniposide: preliminary results of a randomized study in non-small cell lung cancer.

Abstract

Chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is unsatisfactory, and the search for new active drugs has been relatively unsuccessful. Most polychemotherapy regimens in NSCLC include cisplatin with a vinca alkaloid or etoposide. Among the new agents tested in recent years, teniposide produced a 17% response rate in 42 evaluable patients, with a 21… (More)

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