Carmelo Bengala, MD | Authors

New Combinations With Epirubicin in Advanced Breast Cancer

May 01, 2001

Several trials have shown that anthracyclines and taxanes can be combined to achieve response rates ranging from 70% to 90%, with complete responses ranging from 19% to 41%. In an attempt to increase the activity while

Epirubicin/Taxane Combinations in Breast Cancer: Experience From Several Italian Trials

May 01, 2001

Doxorubicin/paclitaxel (Taxol) combinations are very active in advanced breast cancer, with objective response rates up to 90%, but have shown a high incidence of cardiotoxicity. A phase I/II trial replacing

Paclitaxel Plus Epirubicin in Advanced Breast Cancer

January 01, 1998

This phase I-II study aimed to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of paclitaxel (Taxol), infused over 3 hours, when combined with a fixed dose (90 mg/m²) of epirubicin. Other aims were to investigate the combination’s