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Challenges in treating patients with Down's syndrome and testicular cancer with chemotherapy and radiotherapy: The Royal Marsden experience.

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AIMS: With a life expectancy similar to the general population, greater numbers of patients with Down's syndrome are being diagnosed with testicular cancer. Learning difficulties and medical co-morbidity are common in this patient population and may lead to non-standard oncological treatment. We aimed to identify and discuss management challenges in the treatment of these patients with chemotherapy and radiotherapy and report their clinical outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The Royal Marsden Ho...

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10.1016/j.clon.2006.10.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Huddart, RA More by this author
Dearnaley, DP More by this author
Horwich, A More by this author
Journal:
Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))
Volume:
19
Issue:
2
Pages:
135-142
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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EISSN:
1433-2981
ISSN:
0936-6555
URN:
uuid:8fe302a3-9316-4c2f-914f-61a924b70a3c
Source identifiers:
131991
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pubs:131991

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