MEDICAL TREATMENT OF TUMORS: WHAT NEED TO KNOW A PRAC TICAL ONCOLOGIST
Authors: V.A. Chubenko
To select the most optimal treatment strategy for the patient, a practical
oncologist needs to understand and apply basic and proven methods of the
systemic treatment. This paper presents the current data on the systemic treatment
possibilities for unresectable tumors, as well as the information on the systemic
drugs application in the combined and complex treatment of cancer patients.
Last data on improving the survival of the patients receiving adjuvant therapy
were reviewed in the article. The analysis of the palliative systemic treatmenthas
also been made from the point of improved overall survival.