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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada



Survival: 10.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Canada
   
City/State/Province: Toronto, ON
   
Hospital: Odette Cancer Centre
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 48 metastatic urothelial carcinoma patients who had been previously treated with platinum-based chemotherapy. The median patient age was 66 years and 40 were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agent called nab-paclitaxel.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 pain, fatigue, and nerve toxicity. Grade 1-2 alocpecia was also reported by 71% of patients.

Results:
The median overall survival was 10.8 months.

Support:
This study was supported by Celgene.

Correspondence: Dr. Yoo-Joung Ko

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