Ming Teng, MD, PhD | Authors

The Role of UFT in Combined- Modality Therapy

October 01, 1999

Fluorinated pyrimidines have long been used as radiosensitizers in combined-modality therapy for solid tumors. Nonetheless, the most commonly used drug, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), is inconvenient to administer, particularly

Combined Chemoradiation Therapy for Limited-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer

October 01, 1999

After nearly 4 decades of use in treating small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), thoracic radiation has become integral to the management of limited-stage disease. Many prospective randomized trials have demonstrated that adding

Drug-Radiation Interactions in Tumor Blood Vessels

October 01, 1999

Obliteration of the tumor vasculature is an effective means of achieving tumor regression. Antiangiogenic agents have begun to enter cancer clinical trials. Ionizing radiation activates the inflammatory cascade and increases the