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Cancer Management and Research

A Prospective Study on Urine Alkalization With an Oral Regimen Consisting of Sodium Bicarbonate and Acetazolamide in Patients Receiving High-dose Methotrexate

[Cancer Management and Research] Researchers sought an alternative regimen for urine alkalization in patients receiving high-dose methotrexate. The typical regimen, IV sodium bicarbonate, has been on shortage. This study determined the safety of an oral regimen of sodium bicarbonate and acetazolamide to achieve a urine pH >7, which is necessary for safe administration of high-dose methotrexate.

OncoTargets and Therapy

Microwave Ablation Compared With radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Metastases: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

[OncoTargets and Therapy] This systematic review and meta-analysis compared MWA and RFA in the treatment of minimally invasive liver cancer. Local tumor progression, technique efficacy, OS, DFS, intrahepatic de novo lesions, extrahepatic metastases, length of stay, and complications were analyzed.

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