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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Kurume University, Kurume, Japan



Survival: 26.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Kurume
   
Hospital: Kurume University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2013

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 40 female metastatic and recurrent breast cancer patients with an average age of 59.4 years.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with irinotecan and TS-1 (tegafur-gimeracil-oteracil potassium).

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 4 and included leucopenia and neutropenia. Grade 3 diarrhea was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 26 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Teruhiko Fujii; email: tfujii@med.kurume-u.ac.jp

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