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Liver Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Survival: 7.1 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Country: Korea
City/State/Province: Seoul
Hospital: Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Journal: Link
Date: 4/2009

This phase 2 study involved 32 inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma patients who had not received prior systemic chemotherapy. The median patient age was 50 years and 81% were male.

Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agents doxorubicin and oxaliplatin.

The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included febrile neutropenia and anemia. Grade 3 diarrhea and grade 2 nausea, vomiting, and alopecia were also reported.

The median overall survival was 7.1 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Ho Yeong Lim; email:

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