oa South African Medical Journal - Combined telecobalt and 5-fluorouracil thearpy in cancer of the stomach

Volume 37, Issue 27
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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