Not long ago, disseminated disease was almost invariably fatal, but now patients with metastatic as well as localized tumors are routinely cured at rates of 90% or more. Development of synergistic platinum-based regimens, administered in high doses for short periods, spearheaded the breakthrough. When properly timed, radiotherapy and surgery remain important and effective modalities.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1986|
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