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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Hotel-Dieu de France University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon



Survival: 7.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Lebanon
   
City/State/Province: Beirut
   
Hospital: Hotel-Dieu de France University Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 9/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 27 advanced urothelial cancer patients. The average patient age was 68 years and 81.5% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents gemcitabine, carboplatin, and paclitaxel.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included thrombocytopenia and anemia. Grade 3-4 nausea/vomiting and diarrhea were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 7 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Joseph G. Kattan; email: jkat-tan62@hotmail.com

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