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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Royal Free Hospital, Londres, United Kingdom



Survival: 11.3 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United Kingdom
   
City/State/Province: Londres
   
Hospital: Royal Free Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2010

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 40 women with metastatic breast cancer. The median age was 52.1 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with a combination of the chemotherapy agents vinorelbine and capecitabine.

Toxicity:
There were 8 reported cases of grade 4 neutropenia, which was the worst grade of adverse event. Also reported were 4 cases of grade 3 diarrhea.

Results:
The median overall survival was 11.3 months and median progression-free survival was 3.4 months.

Correspondece: Dr. Alison Jones; email: alison.jones@royalfree.nhs.uk

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