Effects of Arsenic Trioxide on Minor Progressive High-Grade Osteosarcoma of the Extremities Metastatic to the Lung: Results of 39 Patients Treated in a Single Institution.
Musculoskeletal Tumor Center, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, China.
- Published Article
Case reports in oncology
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Patients who mildly progressed after first-line chemotherapy were administered arsenic trioxide (ATO) 5-10 mg intravenously daily. Thirty-nine patients were finally enrolled in the study, of whom 19 patients received first-line chemotherapy with ATO infusion while 20 patients did not. Progression-free survival at 4 months was 89.2 and 62.7% (p = 0.043) for the ATO group and the control group, respectively, while the 2-year overall survival was 61 and 16.4% (p = 0.032).
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