A multi-institutional evaluation of carboplatin plus docetaxel regimen in elderly patients with advanced gastric cancer.


KURT M. , Cubukcu E., Karabulut B., Olmez O. F. , KURT M. , Avci N., ...More

Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology, vol.18, no.1, pp.147-53, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology
  • Page Numbers: pp.147-53
  • Keywords: carboplatin, docetaxel, elderly, gastric cancer, PHASE-II TRIAL, 1ST-LINE CHEMOTHERAPY, SYSTEMIC TREATMENT, RANDOMIZED-TRIAL, CISPLATIN, OXALIPLATIN, FLUOROURACIL, ADENOCARCINOMA, PACLITAXEL, OLDER

Abstract

Purpose: Albeit the majority of gastric cancers occur at advanced age, little is known regarding the optimal systemic treatment of elderly patients with advanced gastric cancer (AGC).