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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States



Survival: 33.2 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Durham, NC
   
Hospital: Duke University Medical Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 74 women with recurrent, platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer. The median patient age was 64 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with a combination of the chemotherapy agents docetaxel and carboplatin.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia and thrombocytopenia. Grade 3 neurotoxicity was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 33.2 months.

Support:
This study was supported by Sanofi-Aventis.

Correspondence: Dr. Angeles Alvarez Secord; email: secor002@mc.duke.edu

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