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Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. AKH and Medizinische Universitšt Wien, Wien, Austria



Survival: 5.1 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Austria
   
City/State/Province: Wien
   
Hospital: AKH and Medizinische Universitšt Wien
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 10/2008

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 28 advanced hepatocellular carcinoma patients. The median patient age was 65 years and 86% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the biologic therapy agent thalidomide.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 fatigue, dizziness, skin rash, and constipation.

Results:
The median overall survival was 5.1 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Markus Peck-Radosavljevic; email: markus.peck@meduniwien.ac.at

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