Departmental Bulletin Paper 化学放射線療法が奏功した尿道癌の2例―80歳を超える女性症例の経験―
Combined Chemotherapy with Radiation was Tolerable and Effective Treatment in Female Octogenarian Patients with Urethral Cancer ―Two Case Reports―

立花, 貴史  ,  松本, 和将  ,  名木, 渉人  ,  萩原, 正博  ,  小林, 健太郎  ,  津村, 秀康  ,  吉田, 一成  ,  岩村, 正嗣

62 ( 7 )  , pp.367 - 371 , 2016-07-31 , 泌尿器科紀要刊行会
ISSN:0018-1994
NCID:AN00208315
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We report two octogenarian patients with primary urethral cancer treated with chemotherapy and external beam radiation therapy. An 85-year-old female presented with perineal bleeding. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a locally advanced tumor in the urethra. Biopsy was performed and pathologic findings demonstrated squamous cell carcinoma. After receiving one cycle of a half dose of gemcitabine and nedaplatin, the patient received external beam radiation therapy with gemcitabine and nedaplatin treatment followed by two more cycles of chemotherapy. Complete response was achieved. An 87-year-old female presented with vaginal bleeding. MRIrevealed locally advanced urethral tumor with bilateral inguinal lymph node metastases. Scratch and urine cytology of tumor demonstrated squamous cell carcinoma. After the same treatment as in case 1, primary cancer and lymph node metastases were significantly decreased. There have been no signs of recurrence or progression after treatment, and no severe adverse events in either patient during 53 and 26 months’follow up, respectively.
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