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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece



Survival: 18.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Greece
   
City/State/Province: Athens
   
Hospital: University General Hospital Attikon
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2010

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 45 women with epithelial ovarian cancer who had relapsed following previous treatment with carboplatin and paclitaxel. The median patient age was 60 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents gemcitabine, carboplatin, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included thrombocytopenia and neutropenia. Grade 3 anemia, fatigue, and allergic reaction were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 18.8 months.

Correspondence: Dr. D. Pectasides; email: pectasid@otenet.gr

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