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Table 3 Summary of response to chemotherapy in reported cases of urachal carcinoma

From: Surgical and chemotherapeutic experience regarding a urachal carcinoma with repeated relapse: case report and literature review

Reference Number of patients Chemotherapy and status at last follow-up Response Follow-up result
[18] 1 Paclitaxel and carboplatin Stable Alive with disease (3 months)
[19] 1 5-flourouracil, cisplatin, and gemcitabine Complete response Died of disease (38 months)
[20] 1 5-fluorouracil, folinic acid, and oxaliplatin Complete response Died of disease (26 months)
[28] 3 5-fluorouracil, doxorubicin, and mitomycin C Partial response Died of disease (12 months)
[29] 1 5-fluorouracil, mitomycin C, and mitoxantrone, Complete response Died of disease (28 months)
[21] Patient 1 5-fluorouracil, doxorubicin, and cisplatin; Complete response Alive without disease (11 years)
5-fluorouracil, doxorubicin, and etoposide;
5-fluorouracil, cisplatin, and α interferon
[21] Patient 2 Doxorubicin, cisplatin, and mitomycin C Complete response Alive without disease (10 years)
[22] 1 Docetaxel and carboplatin Complete response Alive with disease (36 months)
[30] 1 Tegafur, gimeracil, oteracil, and cisplatin Complete response Alive without disease (30 months)
[31] 1 Cisplatin, Adriamycin, vinblastine, and methotrexate Partial response Alive with disease (13 months)