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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Anticancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece



Survival: 21.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Greece
   
City/State/Province: Thessaloniki
   
Hospital: Anticancer Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase II study involved 60 patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer who had not received prior chemotherapy. The median patient age was 65.5 years 96.7% were male.

Treatment:
Patients in this study were treated with the chemotherapy agents cisplatin, gemcitabine, and docetaxel.

Toxicities:
The most severe treatment-related toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, diarrhea, and fatigue.

Results:
The median overall survival was 21.4 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Ioannis Boukovinas; email: georgsec@med.uoc.gr

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