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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Istituto Neurotraumatologico Italiano, Rome, Italy



Survival: 12.6 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Rome
   
Hospital: Istituto Neurotraumatologico Italiano
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 12/2011

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 trial involved 44 previously treated metastatic urothelial carcinoma patients with a median age of 64 years; 83% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents epirubicin and paclitaxel.

Toxicities:
The most severe adverse event was grade 4 neutropenia. Grade 3 fatigue and grade 2 alopecia were reported.

Results:
The median overall survival time was 12.6 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Antonio Rozzi; email: antoniorozzi@virgilio.it

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