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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States



Survival: 11.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Ann Arbor, Michigan
   
Hospital: University of Michigan
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 12/2009

Description:
Patients:
This phase II study involved 27 men with metastatic castration-resistance prostate cancer who had been previously treated with chemotherapy. The median age was 68 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agent vorinostat.

Toxicities:
The most severe reported adverse event was grade 4 thrombosis. Grade 3 fatigue, nausea, and anorexia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 11.7 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Maha Hussain; email: mahahuss@umich.edu

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