Cancers, Vol. 11, Pages 1811: Mitigating Effect of 1-Palmitoyl-2-Linoleoyl-3-Acetyl-Rac-Glycerol (PLAG) on a Murine Model of 5-Fluorouracil-Induced Hematological Toxicity

In conclusion, PLAG may have therapeutic potential as a mitigator for 5-FU-induced neutropenia and other hematological disorders.
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: The FOLFOX6 regimen and DCF regimen as NACT combined with radical gastrectomy have curative effects in treating locally advanced gastric cancer, preferable clinical response rate and disease control rate can be obtained, and the adverse reactions of the chemotherapy are tolerable. The patients receiving the FOLFOX6 regimen show a better tolerance, manifesting that the FOLFOX6 regimen is safer, which is worthy of clinical popularization. PMID: 31786868 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of B.U.ON. - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J BUON Source Type: research
In conclusion, our data suggest that dose-dense weekly paclitaxel (80 mg/m2) combined with low-dose triweekly cisplatin (20 mg/m2) is a potentially effective and highly tolerable front-line treatment in advanced EOC, FTC, and PPSC. Randomized trials comparing the outcome of this regimen to other standard therapies for FIGO stage IIIC–IV EOC, FTC, and PPSC are warranted.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
ConclusionsPatients with a low PMI experienced an increased incidence of hematological and non-hematological toxicities during preoperative chemotherapy for gastric cancer. Clinicians should be aware of these risks in this population.
Source: Surgery Today - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionA very difficult case of grade V immune-related thrombocytopenia after the administration of nivolumab as second-line therapy for relapsed lung adenocarcinoma was described. Immune-related thrombocytopenia is a rare adverse event, but it must be considered a possible complication because it may become critical once it has occurred.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract LESSONS LEARNED: The biweekly GEM plus CBDCA dose and schedule showed satisfactory efficacy with mild toxicities in elderly patients with advanced NSCLC.The biweekly GEM plus CBDCA regimen could be considered an alternative to the 3-week regimen in NSCLC. BACKGROUND: The gemcitabine (GEM)-carboplatin (CBDCA) combination is widely used for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and has some efficacy in elderly patients; however, a high incidence of thrombocytopenia is observed, and the optimal dosage and administration schedules are unknown. This multicenter phase II trial evaluated the efficacy and toler...
Source: The Oncologist - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Oncologist Source Type: research
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) represents 80% of adult leukemias and 15–20% of childhood leukemias. AML are characterized by the presence of 20% blasts or more in the bone marrow, or defining cytogenetic abnormalities. Laboratory diagnoses of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) depend on morphological changes based on dysplasia in peripheral blood and bone marrow, including peripheral blood smears, bone marrow aspirate smears, and bone marrow biopsies. As leukemic cells are not functional, the patient develops anemia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia, leading to fatigue, recurrent infections, and hemorrhage. The genetic b...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe exposure –response analysis suggested that intermittent 7-day veliparib 120 mg BID dosing in a 21-day cycle provided additional efficacy without meaningfully impacting the safety and tolerability when co-administered with carboplatin and paclitaxel in patients with BRCA-deficient breast cancer. A higher d ose of veliparib is unlikely to provide greater benefit in this combination in patients with BRCA-deficient recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.
Source: Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Data from our study suggest nivolumab is well-tolerated and effective in Indian patients with recurrent advanced NSCLC after failure of the multiple first lines of platinum-based combination chemotherapy.
Source: Indian Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: The usefulness of RCTs for estimating the costs of AEs may be improved by using a standardized form to collect HCRU data for key AEs, including an appropriate level of detail required to estimate costs of managing the AEs. PMID: 31595803 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Medical Economics - Category: Health Management Tags: J Med Econ Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundThe orally administered combination trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride (TAS-102) has been approved as third line treatment in metastatic colorectal cancer, demonstrating survival benefit and acceptable toxicity profile in the phase III RECOURSE study.MethodsWe performed an updated multicentre retrospective observational study of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, receiving TAS-102 as third line treatment between 2016 and 2019 in 8 cancer centers across the UK. Medical records were reviewed for clinicopathological characteristics, treatment, survival and toxicity outcomes. Prognostic and pre...
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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