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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, United States



Survival: 24.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Pittsburgh, PA
   
Hospital: University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 86 metastatic breast cancer patients with a median age of 53 years.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with capecitabine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 hand-foot skin reaction, diarrhea, and fatigue.

Results:
The median overall survival was 24 months.

Support:
Some of the authors have received funds from Genetech and Roche Pharmaceuticals
Correspondence: Dr. Tadeu Ambros; email: ambrostf@upmc.edu

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