I. E. Smith | Authors

UFT/Leucovorin Plus Bolus Epirubicin and Cyclophosphamide in Advanced/Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 01, 2000

This article describes the design and early results of an open-label, nonrandomized phase I/II trial of oral UFT plus leucovorin therapy in combination with bolus injections of epirubicin and cyclophosphamide in patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer. This study was designed as a cohort dose-escalation study with the principal aims being to determine dose-limiting toxicity, overall toxicity, maximum tolerated dose, tumor response, and time to disease progression.