Treatment of pancreatic cancer with a combination of docetaxel, gemcitabine and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor: a phase II study of the Greek Cooperative Group for Pancreatic Cancer.

@article{Stathopoulos2001TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of pancreatic cancer with a combination of docetaxel, gemcitabine and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor: a phase II study of the Greek Cooperative Group for Pancreatic Cancer.},
  author={George P. Stathopoulos and Dimitrios Mavroudis and Nikolaos V Tsavaris and Ch Kouroussis and Gerassimos Aravantinos and Sohia Agelaki and Stylianos Souglakos John Kakolyris and Sotiris K. Rigatos and Spyros Karabekios and Vassilis Georgoulias},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={101-3}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the tolerance and efficacy of front-line docetaxel plus gemcitabine treatment in patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty-four patients with locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer were enrolled. Gemcitabine (1000 mg/m2) was administered on days 1 and 8 and docetaxel (100 mg/m2) on day 8, every three weeks; rh-G-CSF (150 ig/m2 s.c.) was given prophylactically on days 9-15. RESULTS Seven (13%) patients achieved partial response and… CONTINUE READING

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