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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Hormone. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, United States



Survival: 53.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Hormone
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Houston, TX
   
Hospital: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 45 advanced prostate cancer patients with a median patient age of 65 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with androgen deprivation therapy and chemotherapy with doxorubicin, ketoconazole, docetaxel, and estramustine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included pneumonia, stroke, and neutropenia. Grade 3 increased blood pressure and infection were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 53.7 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Robert Amato; email: robert.amato@uth.tmc.edu

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