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Early Efficacy of Taxotere and Cisplatin Chemo-Radiotherapy for Advanced Cervical Cancer

  • Ke, Qing-Hua (Department of Chemoradiotherapy, Oncology Hospital of Jingzhou) ;
  • Zhou, Shi-Qiong (Department of Chemoradiotherapy, Oncology Hospital of Jingzhou) ;
  • Du, Wei (Department of Chemoradiotherapy, Oncology Hospital of Jingzhou) ;
  • Lei, Yong (Department of Chemoradiotherapy, Oncology Hospital of Jingzhou) ;
  • Huang, Min (Department of Chemoradiotherapy, Oncology Hospital of Jingzhou) ;
  • Luo, Fei (Department of Chemoradiotherapy, Oncology Hospital of Jingzhou) ;
  • Yang, Ji-Yuan (Department of Chemoradiotherapy, Oncology Hospital of Jingzhou)
  • Published : 2012.02.29

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the early outcome of the taxotere and cisplatin chemoradiotherapy for advanced cervical cancer. Fifty-six cases (FIGO II b to IVa) were divided randomly into two groups: radiotherapy alone (28 cases) and radiation plus chemotherapy (TP) group. There was no difference in radiotherapy between the two groups. The RT+C cases who received TP regimen during the radiation, and DDP once weekly injection of vain, according to 20$mg/m^2$ and taxotere once weekly iv according to 35 $mg/m^2$. These regimens were given for 4~5weeks, and some medicines to control vomiting were available for the RT+C cases. The two groups received an oral medicine MA 160mg every day during the treatment. Regarding early outcome, the complete remission rate was 64.3% and partial remission rate was 35.7% in RT+C. The complete remission rate was 32.1% and partial remission rate was 39.3% in RT. The total response rate and complete remission in the RT+C group were higher than that in the RT group. We conclude that taxotere and cisplatin chemoradiotherapy can improve the early outcome of the advanced cervical cancer, the adverse effects being endurable.

Keywords

Cervical cancer;taxotere and cisplatin;chemoradiotherapy

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