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Part I. 1 Chemoradiation Biological Principles and Perspectives 3 2 Fluoropyrimidines as Radiation Muhammad Wasif Saif and Robert B. Diasio Part II. Mechanisms of Interaction of Specific Chemotherapeutic Agents with Radiation 45 3 The Role of Platinum Complexes in Combined Modality 4 Taxanes in Combined Modality 5 Camptothecin Radiation 6 The Role of Gemcitabine in Combined Modality Therapy 105 Jerome Landry, William Blackstock, Robert M. MacRae, Part III. Clinical 7 Chemoradiation Strategies...

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CALGB, Cancer and Leukemia Group B EP, etoposide cisplatin LCSG, Lung Cancer Study Group PEF, cisplatin etoposide 5-fluorouracil PVF, cisplatin vinblastine 5-fluorouracil SWOG, Southwest Oncology Group Cbo E, carboplatin etoposide NS, not stated. CALGB, Cancer and Leukemia Group B EP, etoposide cisplatin LCSG, Lung Cancer Study Group PEF, cisplatin etoposide 5-fluorouracil PVF, cisplatin vinblastine 5-fluorouracil SWOG, Southwest Oncology Group Cbo E, carboplatin etoposide NS, not stated. less....