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Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Université Paris Est Créteil, Creteil, France



Survival: 6.1 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
   
Drugs:
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Creteil
   
Hospital: Université Paris Est Créteil
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase II study involved 25 advanced hepatocellular carcinoma patients who were not previously treated with any systemic therapy. The median patient age was 60.2 years and 23 of the patients were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with sirolimus, which is a biologic therapy agent that inhibits a protein called mTOR and interferes with tumor cell growth.

Toxicities:
There were two treatment-related deaths due to infection reported. Grade 3 thrombocytopenia and inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 6.1 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Thomas Decaens; email: thomas.decaens@hmn.aphp.fr

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