Purpose The purpose of this phase I/II study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of S-1 plus cisplatin at the recom- mended schedule with concurrent thoracic radiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (LA-NSCLC). Methods Eligible patients with LA-NSCLC were treated with cisplatin intravenously at a dose of 60 mg/m on day 8 plus oral S-1 at a dosage of 40 mg/m twice per day for two different treatment schedules for up to 4 cycles. Patients also concur - rently received 60 Gy of thoracic radiation in 30 fractions. The primary endpoint of the phase II study was the proportion of patients who survived for more than 2 years. Results Between August 2005 and October 2010, a total of 45 patients were enrolled in this phase I/II study; their long-term survival was then followed for a median period of 5.8 years. Nineteen of the 39 patients in the phase II study survived for more than 2 years and met the primary endpoint of the study. The median overall survival period was 24.9 months [95% confidence interval (CI) 17.4–74.5 months], and the 2- and 5-year overall survival rates were 51.0 and 43.0%, respectively. The response rate was 85%, and the median progression-free survival period was 13.8 months (95%
Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology – Springer Journals
Published: Jan 31, 2018
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera