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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. The West Clinic, Memphis, TN, United States



Survival: 17.1 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Memphis, TN
   
Hospital: The West Clinic
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 48 primary epithelial ovarian or peritoneal carcinoma patients who had previously received platinum-based chemotherapy. The average patient age was 61.6 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the biologic therapy agent bevacizumab and the chemotherapy agent ab-paclitaxel.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 intestinal perforation, vomiting, and infection.

Results:
The median overall survival was 17.15 months.

Support:
This study was supported by Genentech, Inc. and Abraxis BioScience/Celgene Corporation.

Correspondence: Dr. Todd D. Tillmanns; email: ttillmanns@westclinic.com

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