Topic: Cisplatin plus gemcitabine versus gemcitabine for biliary tract cancer

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20375404

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Re: Cisplatin plus gemcitabine versus gemcitabine for biliary tract cancer

Thank you for posting this Marion.  So Gem/Cis will presumably be adopted as standard treatment?

Re: Cisplatin plus gemcitabine versus gemcitabine for biliary tract cancer

Katja....I believe that it has been established as that.

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Re: Cisplatin plus gemcitabine versus gemcitabine for biliary tract cancer

Thanks for raising that Marion.

The results of a six year trial here in the UK have now definitely shown that there is  benefit from using the two chemos instead of just Gemcitabine, and will now be recommended as standard treatment ...

See Dr John Bridgewater's verbal report:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtAbdDNUUbk

Kindest regards

Helen

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