Gemcitabine (2'-2'-difluorodeoxycytidine) is a well-known cytotoxic drug and a potent radio-enhancer. We herein report the in vitro evidence of its activity, and the clinical experiences when this drug is administered concurrently with radiation. The phase I-II trials are analyzed, focusing on the recent ability to deliver irradiation with low incidence of side effects.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of Oncology|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
- lung cancer