Table 85.15Treatment of Malignant Pheochromocytoma

Number of patientsTumor responseBiochemical responsePalliationReference
Radiation therapy
External beam4219557, 573, 598, 640, 674
Targets 131I-MIBG7823314641, 643, 675, 676, 678
Chemotherapy
Streptozotocin ± miscellaneous agents7111661, 669, 681, 682
Cyclophosphamide + vincristine + dacarbazine231417547, 671, 688
Cyclophosphamide ± miscellaneous agents19227483, 542, 598, 661, 669, 671
Platinum analogs ± doxorubicin400

From: Chapter 85, Neoplasms of the Neuroendocrine System and Neoplasms of the Gastroenteropancreatic Endocrine System

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