Affiliation: University of Cagliari
Mantovani G, Maccio A, Madeddu C, Gramignano G, Lusso M, Serpe R, et al
. A phase II study with antioxidants, both in the diet and supplemented, pharmaconutritional support, progestagen, and anti-cyclooxygenase-2 showing efficacy and safety in patients with cancer-related anorexia/cachexia and oxidative stress. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006;15:1030-4 pubmed
..The efficacy and safety of the treatment have been shown by the study; therefore, a randomized phase III study is warranted. ..
Mantovani G, Madeddu C, Gramignano G, Ferreli L, Massa E, Contu P, et al
. Association of serum IL-6 levels with comprehensive geriatric assessment variables in a population of elderly cancer patients. Oncol Rep. 2004;11:197-206 pubmed
Mantovani G, Astara G, Manca G, Versace R, Contu P, Carai A. Endoscopic laser ablation as palliative treatment of endobronchial, nonresectable, or recurrent lung cancer: assessment of its impact on quality of life. Clin Lung Cancer. 2000;1:277-85; discussion 286 pubmed
..Our study demonstrates that dramatic clinical improvement obtained by an effective though palliative treatment such as LA improves QOL based on both physician-rated (PS) and mostly self-rated (QLQ-C30(v1)) assessment...