Ifosfamide has demonstrated significant activity as salvage therapy in patients with testicular tumors refractory to cisplatin-containing induction chemotherapy regimens. Used as a single agent, ifosfamide produces objective responses in approximately 1 of 5 heavily pretreated patients failing to respond to any other agents. When ifosfamide is administered in combination with cisplatin and other agents, approximately 40% to 50% of pretreated patients with recurrent germ cell tumors achieve a complete remission. Studies currently under way should determine the optimal use of ifosfamide against testicular neoplasms, including its possible role as part of initial induction therapy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Seminars in oncology|
|Issue number||2 SUPPL. 4|
|State||Published - Apr 1990|
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