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Lung Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece



Survival: 9.9 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Greece
   
City/State/Province: Ioannina
   
Hospital: University of Ioannina School of Medicine
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 10/2014

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 25 advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients. The median patient age was 64 years and 76% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received biologic therapy with erlotinib and chemotherapy with docetaxel.

Toxicities:
There was one treatment-related death due to pulmonary embolism. Grade 3 infection and gastrointestinal toxicities were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 9.9 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Evangelos Briasoulis; email: ebriasou@otenet.gr

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