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Concurrent carboplatin/5FU and radiotherapy compared to radiotherapy alone in locally advanced cervical carcinoma: a case-control study.

Authors
  • Colombo, A1
  • Landoni, F
  • Cormio, G
  • Barni, S
  • Maneo, A
  • Nava, S
  • Pellegrino, A
  • Placa, F
  • Mangioni, C
  • 1 Istituto di Scienze Biomediche, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy. , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Tumori
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1997
Volume
83
Issue
6
Pages
895–899
Identifiers
PMID: 9526579
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Concomitant carboplatin/5-FU and radiotherapy is a safe and tolerable means of treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer. In our study, however, concurrent CRT did not result in a significant improvement in pelvic control rate or survival compared to standard conventional radiotherapy.

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