Author | Claus Henning Köhne, MD

Articles

Developments in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer in Europe

December 03, 2000

Metastatic gastric cancer is a relatively chemosensitive disease. With current regimens, 25% to 40% of patients can be expected to respond, and median survival of 6 to 8 months is

UFT: Mechanism of Drug Action

October 01, 2000

The mechanism of action of fluorouracil (5-FU) and the oral fluoropyrimidines and the importance of biochemical modulation and inhibition of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase for oral application of the prodrugs of 5-FU are discussed.