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



Survival: 19.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Villejuif
   
Hospital: Institut Gustave Roussy
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 4/2009

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 40 men with castration-resistant prostate cancer who had previously received docetaxel-based chemotherapy. The median age was 65 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents carboplatin and etoposide.

Toxicities:
The most severe reported adverse event was of grade 4. Grade 3-4 neutropenia was reported in 38% of patients and grade 3-4 anemia was reported by 25%.

Results:
The median overall survival was 19 months.

Correspondence: Dr. K. Fizazi; email: fizazi@igr.fr

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