Survival results of a randomised two-by-two factorial phase II trial comparing neoadjuvant chemotherapy with two and four courses of S-1 plus cisplatin (SC) and paclitaxel plus cisplatin (PC) followed by D2 gastrectomy for resectable advanced gastric cancer

Takaki Yoshikawa, Satoshi Morita, Kazuaki Tanabe, Kazuhiro Nishikawa, Yuichi Ito, Takanori Matsui, Kazumasa Fujitani, Yutaka Kimura, Junya Fujita, Toru Aoyama, Tsutomu Hayashi, Haruhiko Cho (+3 others)
2016 European Journal of Cancer  
The prognosis for stage III gastric cancer is unsatisfactory by D2 gastrectomy and S-1 adjuvant chemotherapy. Both S-1 plus cisplatin (SC) and paclitaxel plus cisplatin (PC) are promising regimens as neoadjuvant chemotherapy; however, the optimal duration remains unclear.
doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2016.04.012 pmid:27244537 fatcat:dm6v4rez3jg5tpalaix74hkef4