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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Immunotherapy. Universita` Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy



Survival: 17.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Immunotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Milan
   
Hospital: Universita` Vita-Salute San Raffaele
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2012

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 37 women with previously treated advanced ovarian cancer. The median patient age was 57 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agent doxorubicin and the immune therapy agent called NGR-hTNF, which causes the tumor blood vessels to die, thereby inhibiting blood supply to the tumor.

Toxicities:
The most severe treatment-related toxicity was of grade 4 and included neutropenia, leukopenia, and anemia.

Results:
The median overall survival was 17.0 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Claudio Bordignon; email: claudio.bordignon@hsr.it

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