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Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology

, Volume 23, Supplement 1, pp S121–S122 | Cite as

Treatment of hepatic cancer by hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy

  • Tsuyoshi Miura
First International Symposium on Treatment of Liver Cancer Kobe, Japan, 15–16 November 1987 Session 4: Panel Discussion Hepatic Artery Infusion, Infusion Chemotherapy, 5-Fluorouracil, MItomycin C

Summary

A group of 213 patients with advanced primary hepatic carcinomas and 353 patients with metastatic liver cancers were treated by the prolonged intra-arterial infusion of mitomycin C and 5-fluorouracil through a surgically placed catheter over a period of time from 1966 to 1987. Regionalized chemotherapy by hepatic arterial infusion for hepatic cancer produced a greater degree and higher incidence of response than are obtainable through systemic administration. Intra-arterial infusion chemotherapy seems to offer an exciting new avenue of approach to the control of hepatic cancer.

Keywords

Carcinoma Catheter Cancer Research Great Degree Liver Cancer 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tsuyoshi Miura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryHanzomon HospitalChiyoda-ku, TokyoJapan

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