Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
To compare the efficacy of tegafur/uracil (UFT) plus folinate calcium (leucovorin: LV) administered orally and UFT plus Krestin (PSK) administered orally enrolling patients with pTNM stage IIB or III colorectal cancer as subjects in a multicenter collaborative randomized open-label comparative controlled study and consequently to determine the usefulness of the above regimens as adjuvant therapy after surgery.
To compare the efficacy of tegafur/uracil (UFT) plus folinate calcium (leucovorin: LV) administered orally and UFT plus Krestin (PSK) administered orally enrolling patients with pTNM stage IIB or III (UICC Sixth version) colorectal cancer/histological curability A (Japanese Classification of Colorectal Carcinoma, Sixth version) as subjects in a multicenter collaborative randomized open-label comparative controlled study and consequently to determine the usefulness of the above regimens as adjuvant therapy after surgery.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Tegafur-uracil (UFT), Calcium folinate (LV), Krestin (PSK)
Osaka University Hospital
Multicenter Clinical Study Group of Osaka, Colorectal Cancer Treatment Group
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:08-0400
The purpose of this study is to conduct a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing UFT/LV and UFT/LV + PSK in patients with histological stage IIIa/IIIb colorectal cancer who have under...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as S-1 and tegafur-uracil, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividi...
The scope of the trial is to determine the preference of patients, after randomization and cross-over, for one of the two treatments. Another objective of the trial is to assess and compa...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining more than one drug may kill more tumor cells. PURPOSE: Ph...
A randomized controlled study is conducted on patients with histological stage III colorectal cancer assigned to postoperative adjuvant therapy of uracil-tegafur plus leucovorin (UFT+LV), ...
Efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage II colon cancer is still controversial. The SACURA trial is a randomised-controlled study evaluating the superiority of 1-year adjuvant treatme...
We conducted a randomized controlled study to compare the survival benefit of paclitaxel plus carboplatin and oral uracil-tegafur (UFT) as adjuvant chemotherapy in resected NSCLC METHODS: In an open-l...
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women. Women report being screened for colorectal cancer less often than men, and if colorectal cancer screening guidelines were...
In this study, we report the production of uracil from methanol by an isolated methylotrophic bacterium, Methylobacterium sp. WJ4. The use of methanol as alternative carbon feedstock is attractive opt...
Molecular aberrations in KRAS, NRAS, BRAF, and PIK3CA have been well-described in advanced colorectal cancer. The incidences of other mutations are less known. We report results of molecular profiling...
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 5q21 region on the long arm of human chromosome 5. The mutation of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (MCC stands for mutated in colorectal cancer).
Tumor suppressor genes located in the 18q21-qter region of human chromosome 18. The absence of these genes is associated with the formation of colorectal cancer (DCC stands for deleted in colorectal cancer). The products of these genes show significant homology to neural cell adhesion molecules and other related cell surface glycoproteins.
A group of autosomal-dominant inherited diseases in which COLON CANCER arises in discrete adenomas. Unlike FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI with hundreds of polyps, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal neoplasms occur much later, in the fourth and fifth decades. HNPCC has been associated with germline mutations in mismatch repair (MMR) genes. It has been subdivided into Lynch syndrome I or site-specific colonic cancer, and LYNCH SYNDROME II which includes extracolonic cancer.
Nuclear phosphoprotein encoded by the p53 gene (GENES, P53) whose normal function is to control CELL PROLIFERATION and APOPTOSIS. A mutant or absent p53 protein has been found in LEUKEMIA; OSTEOSARCOMA; LUNG CANCER; and COLORECTAL CANCER.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Astroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Barrett's Esophagus Celiac Disease Cholesterol Crohn's Disease Gastroenterology Hepatitis Hepatology Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Pancreatitis Peptic Ulcer Disease...
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...