Cancer Treatment Results  Survival Rates Cancer Treatments / Therapy Results
Cancer
 

Click here to go back to your search results.

Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States



Survival: 5.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Rochester, MN
   
Hospital: Mayo Clinic
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2012

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 28 advanced hepatocellular carcinoma patients with an average age of 69 years; 89.3% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the biologic therapy agent cediranib, an inhibitor of the VEGF protein that interferes with tumor blood supply.

Toxicities:
Treatment-related deaths due to unspecified causes were reported. Grade 4 anemia, dehydration, and fatigue were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 5.8 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Steven Robert Alberts; email: alberts.steven@mayo.edu

E-mail to a Friend Email Physician More Information