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Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. National Cancer Centre, Singapore, Singapore



Survival: 9.9 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Singapore
   
City/State/Province: Singapore
   
Hospital: National Cancer Centre
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2012

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 42 advanced hepatocellular carcinoma patients with a median age of 62 years. Patient gender distribution was not provided.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agent capecitabine and the biologic therapy agent thalidomide.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 3 fatigue and hand-foot syndrome (skin rash).

Results:
The median overall survival was 9.9 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Soo-Fan Ang; email: ang.s.f@nccs.com.sg

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