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Mesothelioma Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Immunotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. Columbia University New York, New York, NY, United States



Survival: 70.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Immunotherapy
Radiation
Surgery
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: New York, NY
   
Hospital: Columbia University New York
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2008

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 27 malignant peritoneal mesothelioma patients with an average age of 53 years (range of 31-75); 20 were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with surgery; chemotherapy with cisplatin, doxorubicin, and mitomycin; immunotherapy with interferon gamma; and radiation therapy.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 hearing disorders and bowel obstruction.

Results:
The median overall survival was 70 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Mary Hesdorffer; email: mhesdorffer@curemeso.org

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