Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Gastroenterol. Jul 7, 2015; 21(25): 7921-7928
Published online Jul 7, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i25.7921
Figure 3
Figure 3 Integrated schema of therapy, biomarkers, and assessments performed. The various assessments applied during the treatment in this case study are displayed. Boxes representing the duration of treatment are presented at the top of the graph. The names of the therapeutic regimens are shown in the boxes. Changes in circulating tumor cell (CTC) numbers occurred during the different treatments. The carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and α-fetoprotein (AFP) markers maintained low or normal values. NP: Cisplatin + vinorelbine; GF: Gemcitabine + leucovorin calcium + fluorouracil; TCM: Traditional Chinese medicine; PD: Progressive disease; PR: Partial response; CR: Complete response; RE: Recurrence.