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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of California, San Francisco, Fresno, CA, United States



Survival: 13.5 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Fresno, CA
   
Hospital: University of California, San Francisco
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 12/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 16 metastatic bladder cancer patients. The median patient age was 68 years and 81% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents gemcitabine and irinotecan.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia, fatigue, and stroke. Grade 3 diarrhea and nausea were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 13.51 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Uzair B. Chaudhary; email: uchaudhary@fresno.ucsf.edu

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