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Liver Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Gustave-Roussy, Villejuif, France



Survival: 8.3 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: France
   
City/State/Province: Villejuif
   
Hospital: Gustave-Roussy
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 4/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 40 advanced hepatocellular carcinoma patients who had received prior biologic anti-angiogenic therapy. The average patient age was 52 years and 34 were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with gemcitabine and oxaliplatin.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicity was grade 4 neutropenia. Grade 3 nerve toxicity and thrombocytopenia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 8.3 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Valerie Boige; email: boige@gustaveroussy.fr

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