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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Mansoura University, Mansoura, Dakahliya, Egypt



Survival: 10.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Egypt
   
City/State/Province: Mansoura, Dakahliya
   
Hospital: Mansoura University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2012

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 40 ovarian cancer patients who had received previous platinum-taxane chemotherapy. The median patient age was 61 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents pegylated liposomal doxorubicin and oxaliplatin.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 3 and included neutropenia, anemia, and nausea/vomiting. Grade 2 alopecia and diarrhea were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 10 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Manal Salah-Eldin; email: manasalah@mans.edu.eg

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