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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States



Survival: 6.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Cleveland, OH
   
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 9/2009

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 22 advanced urothelial carcinoma patients who had received one prior chemotherapy regimen. The median patient age was 66 years and 14 were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the biologic therapy agent sorafenib, which is a kinase inhibitor that interferes with cancer cell growth.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included pulmonary embolism. Grade 3 hand-foot skin reaction and fatigue were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 6.8 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Robert Dreicer; email: dreicer@ccf.org

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