Experiences with Chemotherapy as an Adjunct to Surgery and Radiotherapy

  • Yoshiyuki Koyama
Conference paper
Part of the UICC Monograph Series book series (UICC, volume 10)


There are two ways to evaluate the effects of cancer chemotherapy clinically. The one is an evaluation by survival rate and the other is an evaluation by changes in objective symptoms and laboratory data brought about by anticancer agents. In this panel discussion, the methods and the results of the controlled clinical trials in chemotherapy adjuvant to surgery and irradiation, made by the Research Unit of the National Hospital in Japan, will be presented.


Gastric Carcinoma National Hospital Cancer Study Group Objective Symptom Lung Cancer Study 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiyuki Koyama
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  1. 1.The First National Hospital of TokyoJapan

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