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Durable complete response with a short course of streptozotocin plus doxorubicin combination in malignant metastatic insulinoma


 Department of Medical Oncology, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazid Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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Fatih Karatas,
Irfan Bastug Street, Ulus/Diskapi, Ankara
Turkey
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Due to the cytotoxic effects of old chemotherapy regimens used in the islet cell tumors, capecitabine plus temozolomide combination has now become the first choice in the treatment of malignant insulinoma (MIoma). We present this case to emphasize and remind that a durable complete response in advanced stage MIoma may be achieved with a short course of streptozotocin plus doxorubicin combination.


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    -  Karatas F
    -  Sahin S
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