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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
Country: United States
City/State/Province: Madison, WI
Hospital: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Journal: Link
Date: 3/2013

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

Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents capecitabine and oxaliplatin.

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

The median overall survival was 19 months.

Correspondence: Dr. U. O. Njiaju; email:

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