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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma treatment details. Chemotherapy. Hormone. Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China



Survival: 14.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Hormone
   
Drugs:
Country: China
   
City/State/Province: Shanghai
   
Hospital: Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2013

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 31 elderly (60 years or older) refractory and relapsed peripheral T-cell lymphoma patients who had previously received chemotherapy. The median patient age was 66 years and 18 were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents gemcitabine and oxaliplatin, as well as the steroid hormone dexamethasone.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia and thrombocytopenia. Grade 2 nerve and cardiac toxicities were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 14 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Qi Zhu; email: zhuqi70@hotmail.com

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