Cancer Treatment Results  Survival Rates Cancer Treatments / Therapy Results
Cancer
 

Click here to go back to your search results.

Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. Catholic University of Campobasso, Campobasso, Italy



Survival: 13.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Campobasso
   
Hospital: Catholic University of Campobasso
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2011

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 45 women with ovarian cancer who had previously received treatment. The median age was 59 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agent carboplatin and the biologic therapy agent celecoxib (also known as Celebrex), which is an anti-inflammatory medicine.

Toxicity:
The maximum toxicity level reported was grade 4, including neutropenia and vomiting. Grade 3 diarrhea and fatigue were also reported.

Results:
The reported median overall survival and progression-free survival were 13 and 5 months, respectively.

Correspondence: Dr. Gabriella Ferrandina; email: gabriella.ferrandina@libero.it

E-mail to a Friend Email Physician More Information