Study: Combination therapy is effective for biliary-tract cancers

11/24/2009 | Modern Medicine

A study involving advanced biliary-tract cancer patients showed that combining bevacizumab with gemcitabine and oxaliplatin treatment improved disease management and increased progression-free and overall survival. Scans using 18FDG-PET showed a drop in maximum standardized uptake value following two treatment rounds, which helped predict progression-free and overall survival.

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