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Mesothelioma Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Milan, Italy



Survival: 6.2 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Milan
   
Hospital: Humanitas Clinical and Research Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 11/2013

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 59 malignant pleural mesothelioma patients who had been previously treated with pemetrexed. The median patient age was 69 years and 64.4% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with vinorelbine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicity was grade 4 leukopenia. Grade 3 neutropenia and anemia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 6.2 months.

Correspondence: Dr. P.A. Zucali; email: paolo.zucali@humanitas.it

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