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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Surgery. Instituto do Cancer do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil



Survival: 37.5 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Surgery
   
Drugs:
Country: Brazil
   
City/State/Province: São Paulo
   
Hospital: Instituto do Cancer do Estado de São Paulo
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 656 female patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer, tubal carcinoma, or primary peritoneal cancer. The median patient age was 60 years.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with surgery and chemotherapy with carboplatin and paclitaxel.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3/4 leukopenia, anemia, and nausea.

Results:
The median overall survival was 37.5 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Vanessa da Costa Miranda; email: vamedabc@yahoo.com.br

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