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An alkaloid isolated from the stem wood of the Chinese tree, Camptotheca acuminata. This compound selectively inhibits the nuclear enzyme DNA TOPOISOMERASES, TYPE I. Several semisynthetic analogs of camptothecin have demonstrated antitumor activity.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Camptothecin" by people in Profiles.
Targeting HER2 expression in cancer: New drugs and new indications. Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2021 Feb 01; 21(1):1-4.
Modulation of tumor eIF4E by antisense inhibition: A phase I/II translational clinical trial of ISIS 183750-an antisense oligonucleotide against eIF4E-in combination with irinotecan in solid tumors and irinotecan-refractory colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2016 10 01; 139(7):1648-57.
Dramatic response to temozolomide, irinotecan, and bevacizumab for recurrent medulloblastoma with widespread osseous metastases. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Apr; 26:161-3.
Glioblastoma in the elderly: the effect of aggressive and modern therapies on survival. J Neurosurg. 2016 Apr; 124(4):998-1007.
Predicting a response to FOLFIRINOX in pancreatic cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Aug; 107(8).
Should FOLFOXIRI plus bevacizumab Be the standard first-line therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer? Oncologist. 2015 Mar; 20(3):236-8.
Irinotecan-induced immune thrombocytopenia. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Feb; 347(2):167-9.
Response to bevacizumab, irinotecan, and temozolomide in children with relapsed medulloblastoma: a multi-institutional experience. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Apr; 29(4):589-96.
Application of human pancreatic carcinoid BON cells for receptor-targeted drug development. J Drug Target. 2011 Sep; 19(8):666-74.
Extended phase I evaluation of vincristine, irinotecan, temozolomide, and antibiotic in children with refractory solid tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jul 01; 54(7):909-15.