chemoradiation

chemoradiation

Chemotherapeutics—e.g., 5-FU, cisplatin, etoposide—followed by radiation therapy to treat cancer.

chemoradiation

Chemoradiotherapy Oncology The sequential use of chemotherapeutics–eg, 5-FU, cisplatin, etoposide, then RT, to treat CA
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Limited treatment options are available, including surgical organ removal and chemoradiation, however 40% or more of patients with MIBC are unfit to undergo these procedures or opt to not receive them.
Dave Fredrickson, Executive Vice President, Head of the Oncology Business Unit at AstraZeneca, said: The approval of Imfinzi in this earlier stage of non-small cell lung cancer is a truly meaningful milestone for patients who, until now, had no FDA-approved treatment options following chemoradiation therapy.
When they examined the patients' clinical data over the following two years, they found that patients with greater depressive symptoms had shorter survival, higher rates of chemoradiation interruption and poorer treatment response.
Advaxis announces that data from the investigator-initiated study evaluating the company's proprietary Lm-based antigen delivery product, axalimogene filolisbac, or ADXS11-001, in combination with chemoradiation as a treatment for high-risk, locally advanced anal cancer were published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology in an article titled, "Tolerability of ADXS11-001 Lm-LLO Listeria Based Immunotherapy With Mitomycin, Fluorouracil and Radiation for Anal Cancer.
When the scientists examined the patients' clinical data over the following two years, they found that patients with greater depressive symptoms had shorter survival, higher rates of chemoradiation interruption, and poorer treatment response.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted AstraZeneca (LON: AZN) and MedImmune's Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for Imfinzi (durvalumab) as a treatment for patients with locally-advanced (Stage III), unresectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), whose disease has not progressed following platinum-based chemoradiation therapy, the company announced on Monday.
She then had an intense course of chemoradiation plus brachytherapy.
Chief medical officer Sean Bohen said: "For patients who have not progressed following chemoradiation therapy, the only current option is active monitoring.
11,12,13] The main objective of this study is to determine the response, acute toxicity and the compliance of treatment with concurrent chemoradiation using cisplatin and 5-FU versus bleomycin in head and neck cancer.
If early-stage cervical cancer is found, the physician may recommend hysterectomy or chemoradiation.
All but one of the patients operated for squamous cancer of the anal canal had salvage surgery for treatment failure after chemoradiation.
The drug will be given in addition to the standard treatment of chemotherapy and radiation known as chemoradiation.