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Breast Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain



Survival: 27.3 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Spain
   
City/State/Province: Sevilla
   
Hospital: Hospital Universitario de Valme
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2014

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 90 metastatic breast cancer patients. The median patient age was 52 years and 99% were female.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with paclitaxel and gemcitabine, and biologic therapy with bevacizumab.

Toxicities:
Treatment-related deaths due to allergic reaction and infection were reported. Grade 4 rash and grade 3 neurological toxicity were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 27.4 months.

Support:
This study was supported by Roche Pharma.

Correspondence: Dr. J. Salvador; email: jsalvad2002@yahoo.es

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