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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University Hospitalof Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece



Survival: 16.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Greece
   
City/State/Province: Heraklion, Crete
   
Hospital: University Hospitalof Heraklion
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 30 women with metastatic breast cancer who had previously received chemotherapy. The median patient age was 57.5 years.

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

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 4 neutropenia. Grade 3 thrombocytopenia, nausea/vomiting, and mucositis were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 16.8 months.

Correspondence: Dr. D. Mavroudis; email: georgsec@med.uoc.gr

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