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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece



Survival: 18.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Greece
   
City/State/Province: Crete
   
Hospital: University General Hospital of Heraklion
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 4/2014

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 23 advanced, platinum-sensitive, recurrent ovarian cancer patients who had been previously treated. The median patient age was 62.0 years.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with docetaxel and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD).

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia and diarrhea. Grade 3 hand-foot skin reaction was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 18.8 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Vassilis Georgoulias; email: georgoul@med.uoc.gr

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