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Colon Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Charite-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Hindenburgdamm, Germany



Survival: ?
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Eloxatin
Hycamtin
Country: Germany
   
City/State/Province: Hindenburgdamm
   
Hospital: Charite-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2004

Description:
Patients: This Phase I/II study involved 21 patients with metastatic colorectal cancer that had progressed (increase in tumor size or tumor spread) during or after 5-FU chemotherapy.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of two chemotherapy drugs oxaliplatin (eloxatin) and topotecan (hycamtin).

Toxicity: Grade 4 toxicities included: thrombocytopenia and neutropenia. Other toxicities included paraesthesia (grade 1), diarrhea (grade 2-3), and mucositis (grade 3).

Results: The median progression-free survival was 5 months. Overall survival was not discussed.

Correspondence: G. Hutter, MD

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