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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Chicago, Il, United States



Survival: 20.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Chicago, Il
   
Hospital: The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Centre
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2014

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 32 chemotherapy-na´ve castration-resistant prostate cancer patients with an average age of 74 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with the biologic therapy agent called lenalidomide.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 fatigue, anemia, and electrolyte imbalance.

Results:
The median overall survival was 20 months.

Support:
This study was supported by Celgene Corp.

Correspondence: Dr. Chadi Nabhan; email: cnabhan@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

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