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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

Survival: 14.2 months
Toxicity Grade: 5
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Methotrexate
Country: France
City/State/Province: Villejuif
Hospital: Institut Gustave Roussy
Journal: Link
Date: 5/2012

This study involved 45 advanced bladder cancer patients who had been previously treated with a platinum–gemcitabine regimen. The median patient age was 58 years and 80% were male.

Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents methotrexate, vinblastine, doxorubicin, and cisplatin.

Four treatment-related deaths due to infection were reported in this study. Grade 3 or higher dehydration was also reported.

The median overall survival was 14.2 months.

Correspondence: Dr. K. Fizazi; email:

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