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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Institute of Medical Life Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Edobashi, Tsu, Mie, Japan



Survival: 7.3 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Edobashi, Tsu, Mie
   
Hospital: Institute of Medical Life Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2010

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 13 previously-treated advanced urothelial cancer patients with an average age of 65.2 years; 11 of the patients were male.

Treatment:
Patients in this study were treated with the chemotherapy agent gemcitabine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included anemia and thrombocytopenia. Grade 1-2 alopecia was experienced by all patients.

Results:
The median overall survival was 7.3 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Norihito Soga; email: n-soga@clin.medic.mie-u.ac.jp

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