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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University Hospital, Örebro, Örebro, Sweden



Survival: 35.3 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Sweden
   
City/State/Province: Örebro
   
Hospital: University Hospital, Örebro
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2013

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 108 epithelial ovarian cancer patients who had not received prior radiation therapy or chemotherapy. The average patient age was 63.3 years.
Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents docetaxel and carboplatin

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia and cardiac toxicity. Grade 3 infection was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 35.3 months.

Support:
This study was supported by Sanofi-Aventis.

Correspondence: Dr. Bengt Sorbe; email: bengt.sorbe@orebroll.se

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