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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, United States



Survival: 19.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Madison, WI
   
Hospital: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 10 female metastatic breast cancer patients with a median age of 56.5 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents capecitabine and oxaliplatin.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 diarrhea and liver toxicity. Nerve toxicity was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 19 months.

Correspondence: Dr. U. O. Njiaju; email: uonjiaju@medicine.wisc.edu

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