Matti S. Aapro, MD | Authors

Pharmacology of Antineoplastic Agents in Older Cancer Patients

December 01, 2000

Drs. Lichtman and Skirvin have written an excellent review on the pharmacology of antineoplastic agents in older cancer patients. However, as in any text (often due to space limitations), one can find shortcomings, some of which will be covered in this commentary.

Combination Docetaxel/Vinorelbine for Metastatic Breast Cancer and Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

August 01, 1997

Docetaxel (Taxotere) and vinorelbine (Navelbine) have both demonstrated activity as single agents for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer and non-small-cell lung

Docetaxel vs Mitomycin Plus Vinblastine in Anthracycline-Resistant Metastatic Breast Cancer

August 01, 1997

This nonblinded, multicenter, randomized phase III study compares the median time to progression (primary endpoint), response rate, and quality of life, safety, and survival of