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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Hellenic Oncology Research Group, Athens, Greece



Survival: 25.5 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Greece
   
City/State/Province: Athens
   
Hospital: Hellenic Oncology Research Group
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 29 women with metastatic breast cancer who had been previously treated with anthracyclines and taxanes. The median patient age was 58 years.

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

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia. Grade 3 neurotoxicity, fatigue, and hand-foot syndrome were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 25.5 months.

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

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