Association of Surgery and Chemotherapy in Metastatic Testicular Cancer

  • G Pizzocaro
  • S Monfardini
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 1)

Abstract

Remarkable progress has recently been achieved in the multidrug therapy of non seminomatous testicular cancer (1,2,5,9) and the association of surgery and chemotherapy has proved useful in improving the prognosis of patients with widespread disease (4,6,11). On the other hand, the role of adjunctive chemotherapy has not yet been clearly defined although it has been suggested it should be able to destroy residual micrometastases (10).

Keywords

Toxicity Hepatitis Cisplatinum Methotrexate Cyclophosphamide 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G Pizzocaro
    • 1
  • S Monfardini
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Surgical Oncology and Medical OncologyNational Tumour InstituteMilanItaly

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