Regional chemotherapy

  • Charles F. White
  • Karen Antman
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 30)


It is important to the supportive care of many cancer patients to deliver effective antineoplastic therapy selectively to regionally confined tumor. Even in the presence of widespread metastases, regional deposits of cancer often cause specific morbidity. Surgery and radiation therapy, classically considered ‘local cancer therapy’, frequently fail or are contraindicated. Regional chemotherapy in some cases represents the optimal treatment of regionally confined cancer, particularly for palliation.


Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Proc ASCO Regional Chemotherapy Hepatic Artery Infusion Intraarterial Chemotherapy 
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  • Charles F. White
  • Karen Antman

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