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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom



Survival: 5.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United Kingdom
   
City/State/Province: London
   
Hospital: St Bartholomew’s Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2013

Description:
This phase 2 study involved 39 patients with metastatic transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary tract with a median age of 69 years. Patient gender information was not provided.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents mitomycin, fluorouracil, folinic acid, and irinotecan.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included malaise, pain, and infection.

Results:
The median overall survival was 5.4 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Madhumita Bhattacharyya; email: mbhattacharyya@doctors.org.uk

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