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Bladder Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Zagazig University, Sharkia, Egypt



Survival: 12.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Egypt
   
City/State/Province: Sharkia
   
Hospital: Zagazig University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2014

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 60 advanced bladder cancer patients who were not previously treated. The median patient age was 60 years and 73.3% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were given chemotherapy with gemcitabine and cisplatin.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 4 neutropenia and thrombocytopenia. Grade 3 vomiting and anemia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 12 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Rasha Haggag; email: dr_rmmh@yahoo.com

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