A dose-escalation study of carboplatin/cyclophosphamide/ etoposide along with autologous bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell rescue

Thomas C. Shea, Anna Maria Storniolo, James R. Mason, Barbara Newton, Michael Mullen, Raymond Taetle, Mark R. Green

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Twenty patients have received 21 courses of high-dose cyclophosphamide (6 g/m2 over 4 days), etoposide (1,800 mg/m2 over 3 days), and carboplatin (800 to 1,600 mg/m2 by continuous infusion over 96 hours) and autologous bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell rescue. The maximum tolerated dose of this regimen included these doses of cyclophosphamide and etoposide with a total of 1,600 mg/m2 carboplatin. Acute renal failure was the dose-limiting toxicity and, at the maximum tolerated dose, was observed in two patients of 14 evaluable courses. Nonhematologic toxicity was otherwise modest, and the overall response rate was 70% in patients with a wide variety of solid and hematologic neoplasms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-144
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in oncology
Issue number1 SUPPL. 2
StatePublished - Feb 1992


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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