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Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, Hangzhou, China



Survival: 11.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: China
   
City/State/Province: Hangzhou
   
Hospital: Zhejiang Cancer Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 11/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 75 hepatocellular carcinoma patients who had not received prior chemotherapy. The median patient age was 51.3 years and 86.7% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) with epirubicin and biologic therapy with sorafenib.

Toxicities:
Treatment-related deaths due to liver failure (24.1% of patients) were reported as was hand-foot skin reaction, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and diarrhea.

Results:
The median overall survival was 11.44 months.

Correspondence: Dr. J. Zheng; email: zhengjp_2013@126.com

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