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Carboplatin plus etoposide (CE) is a standard treatment for elderly patients with extensive-disease small cell lung cancer (ED-SCLC). However, amrubicin monotherapy (AMR) may be a feasible alternative. We compared the efficacies and safety profiles of CE and AMR for ED-SCLC in elderly patients and chemotherapy-naive patients with poor performance status (PS).
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Name: Thoracic cancer
Previous studies have shown amrubicin (AMR) to be an effective second-line treatment option for small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). However, the efficacy of AMR in elderly patients with relapsed SCLC has n...
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This study drug(Amrubicin)is believed to work by stopping the tumor cell in your body from growing. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of amrubicin with cispl...
The purpose of the study is to document the activity and safety of single agent amrubicin, amrubicin combined with cisplatin, and etoposide combined with cisplatin as first-line treatment ...
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The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and toxicity of amrubicin with carboplatin plus etoposide in elderly patients with extensive-disease small-cell lung cancer.
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A semisynthetic derivative of PODOPHYLLOTOXIN that exhibits antitumor activity. Etoposide inhibits DNA synthesis by forming a complex with topoisomerase II and DNA. This complex induces breaks in double stranded DNA and prevents repair by topoisomerase II binding. Accumulated breaks in DNA prevent entry into the mitotic phase of cell division, and lead to cell death. Etoposide acts primarily in the G2 and S phases of the cell cycle.
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An organoplatinum compound that possesses antineoplastic activity.
Comparison of outcomes, results, responses, etc for different techniques, therapeutic approaches or other inputs.
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Lung cancer is the uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. Originating in the lungs, this growth may invade adjacent tissues and infiltrate beyond the lungs. Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women, is respons...