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A prospective study of treatment with selective internal radiation therapy spheres in patients with unresectable primary or secondary hepatic malignancies

Lim, Lionel; Gibbs, Peter; Yip, Desmond; Shapiro, Jeremy; Dowling, Robyn; Smith, D; Little, A; Bailey, W; Liechtenstein, Meir

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Aim: To prospectively evaluate the efficacy and safety of Selective Internal Radiation (SIR) Spheres (Sirtex Medical, Sydney, NSW, Australia) in patients with unresectable primary or secondary hepatic malignancies. Methods: We report our experience of SIR sphere therapy at three Australian centres. Patients with previously untreated colorectal cancer (CRC) received concurrent 5FU, other patients with CRC received 5-FU at investigator discretion and all other patients received SIR spheres alone....[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/83585
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2005.00789.x

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