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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University Hospitals Leuven and Leuven Cancer Institute, Leuven, Belgium



Survival: 9.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Belgium
   
City/State/Province: Leuven
   
Hospital: University Hospitals Leuven and Leuven Cancer Institute
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 10/2012

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 63 recurrent ovarian cancer patients with a median age of 61 years.

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

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

Results:
The median overall survival was 9.7 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Isabelle Cadron; email: Isabelle.Cadron@uz.kuleuven.ac.be

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