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June 2003: European Journal of Cancer Care
Edward S Kim, Bonnie S Glisson
For more than a decade, the de facto "standard of care" for palliative mangement of recurrent head/neck squamous carcinoma (HNSCC) has been the combination of cisplatin/5-flourouracil. With the advent of new cytotoxins, such as the taxanes, and of the molecularly targeted agents, eg., the EGFR inhibitors, the number of options for treatment in this setting has increased. However, none of these new approaches has yet been proven to be more effective than cisplatin/5-fluorouracil. Further, despite the pallitive intent of therapy in this setting, the palliative effects have been only infrequently assessed, with many studies relying on response as a surrogate for palliation...
2003: Cancer Treatment and Research
B Oliver
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1991: Occasional Papers on Medical History Australia
P J Thuluvath, R Rai, A C Venbrux, C J Yeo
Cholangiocarcinoma is associated with several etiological factors including cystic dilation of the bile duct, clonorchiasis, hepatolithiasis, and sclerosing cholangitis. Jaundice is the presenting symptom in over 90% of patients who present with cholangiocarcinoma. The disease is suspected on the basis of an abnormal ultrasound or computed tomography (CT). Tumor markers are often normal, but a significant elevation of carcinoembryonic antigen or CA 19-9 should alert the clinician of a possible diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma...
December 1997: Gastroenterologist
P Michaud, H Viard, H Termet, R N Verney, R Amouroux
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July 1966: Annales de Chirurgie Thoracique et Cardio-vasculaire
P Petit
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November 1971: Annales de Chirurgie Infantile
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