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Gastrointestinal Tumours

  • S. Monfardini
  • K. Brunner
  • D. Crowther
  • S. Eckhardt
  • D. Olive
  • S. Tanneberger
  • A. Veronesi
  • J. M. A. Whitehouse
  • R. Wittes
Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer book series (UICCI)

Abstract

There is no valuable chemotherapy for oesophageal cancer. Treatments that have been used and occasionally produce short-term responses are:
  1. 1.

    Methotrexate 40 mg/m2 weekly i.v.

     
  2. 2.

    Bleomycin 10 mg/m2 bi-weekly i. v.

     
  3. 3.
    Cis-platinum:
    1. a)

      20 mg/m2 daily × 5 — repeat every 3 weeks, or

       
    2. b)

      100 mg/m2 every 3 weeks

       
     

Keywords

Gastric Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Advanced Gastric Cancer Atrophic Gastritis Stomach Cancer 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Further Reading

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Monfardini
    • 1
  • K. Brunner
    • 2
  • D. Crowther
    • 3
  • S. Eckhardt
    • 4
  • D. Olive
    • 5
  • S. Tanneberger
    • 6
  • A. Veronesi
    • 1
  • J. M. A. Whitehouse
    • 7
  • R. Wittes
    • 8
  1. 1.Centro Riferimento OncologicoAviano (Pordenone)Italy
  2. 2.Onkologie-AbteilungInselspitalBernSwitzerland
  3. 3.Manchester University and Christie Hospital and Holt Radium InstituteManchesterUK
  4. 4.National Institute of OncologyBudapestHungary
  5. 5.Service de Médécine Infantille IIHopital d’Enfants Allée du MorovanVandoeuvre-Les-NancyFrance
  6. 6.Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDRRobert-Roessle-InstitutBerlin-BuchG.D.R.
  7. 7.CRC Medical Oncology Unit, Centre Block CF99Southampton General HospitalSouthamptonUK
  8. 8.Division of Cancer Treatment, Dept. of Health, Education and WelfareNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA

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