oa South African Medical Journal - Combined telecobalt and 5-fluorouracil thearpy in cancer of the stomach
|Article Title||Combined telecobalt and 5-fluorouracil thearpy in cancer of the stomach|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Radiotherapy, Pretoria General Hospital and the University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jul 1963|
|Pages||712 - 717|
|Keyword(s)||5-fluorouracil therapy, Combined telecobalt, Gastric cancer, Gastroenterology, Oncology and Radiology|
A series of 116 patients with advanced cancer of the stomach with local metastases to regional lymph nodes, to omentum with or without ascites, and to liver, have been managed in the majority of cases by the treatment trilogy of surgery, telecobalt therapy and 5-fluorouracil therapy, with encouraging objective measurable improvement in half the patients so treated.
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