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Colon Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Kantonsspital St Gallen , St Gallen , Switzerland



Survival: 25.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Switzerland
   
City/State/Province: St Gallen
   
Hospital: Kantonsspital St Gallen
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2015

Description:
Patients:
This phase 3 study involved 131 previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer patients. The median patient age was 63 years and 71% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received biologic therapy with bevacizumab.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 high blood pressure and thrombosis (blood clotting).

Results:
The median overall survival was 25.4 months.

Support:
Some of the study’s authors have received financial support from various pharmaceutical companies.

Correspondence: Dr. Dieter Koeberle; email: dieter.koeberle@claraspital.ch

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