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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Kurume University, Asahi machi, Kurume, Japan



Survival: 10.3 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Asahi machi, Kurume
   
Hospital: Kurume University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 32 women with ovarian cancer that had progressed after prior platinum-and/or taxane-based chemotherapy. The average patient age was 53.6 years.

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

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia, leukopenia, and diarrhea. Grade 1-2 alopecia was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 10.3 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Kimio Ushijima; email: kimi@med.kurume-u.ac.jp

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