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Saturday, October 1, 2011
'Micro'-Chemo and Cancer Pill Combo Tested in Liver Cancer Patients
Reporting in the Sept. 12 online version of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Johns Hopkins investigators tested the combination in 35 patients with advanced, inoperable liver cancer. Both sorafenib and the chemotherapy drug used in this study, doxorubicin, have independently -- but not in combination -- been approved to treat liver cancer.