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Long-term outcome and effect of maintenance therapy in patients with advanced sarcoma treated with trabectedin: an analysis of 181 patients of the French ATU compassionate use program

  • Jean-Yves Blay1Email author,
  • Antoine Italiano2,
  • Isabelle Ray-Coquard1,
  • Axel Le Cesne3,
  • Florence Duffaud4,
  • Maria Rios5,
  • Olivier Collard6,
  • François Bertucci7,
  • Emmanuelle Bompas8,
  • Nicolas Isambert9,
  • Loic Chaigneau10,
  • Philippe Cassier1,
  • Binh Bui2,
  • Gauthier Decanter11,
  • Olfa Derbel1,
  • Jean-Michel Coindre2,
  • Patrick Zintl11,
  • Nadia Badri11 and
  • Nicolas Penel12
BMC Cancer201313:64

Received: 9 August 2012

Accepted: 28 January 2013

Published: 6 February 2013

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Original Submission
9 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Thomas
5 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - George Laking
31 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jean-Yves Blay
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
6 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-13-64

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre Leon Berard
Institut Bergonie
Institut Gustave Roussy
Hopital de La Timone
Centre Alexis Vautrin
Institut de Cancérologie de la Loire
Institut Paoli-Calmettes Calmette
Centre René Gauducheau
Centre GF Leclerc
CHU Besançon
Centre Oscar Lambret