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Liver Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. Zhengzhou University Affiliated Cancer Hospital, Zhengzhou, Henan, China



Survival: 15.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: China
   
City/State/Province: Zhengzhou, Henan
   
Hospital: Zhengzhou University Affiliated Cancer Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2015

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 49 advanced hepatocellular carcinoma patients who had not been previously treated. The median patient age was 54 years and 75.5% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with gemcitabine and oxaliplatin, and biologic therapy with sorafenib.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 4 heart attack and neutropenia. Grade 3 fatigue, appetite loss, and hand-foot skin reaction were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 15.7 months.

Support:
This study was partially supported by Sanofi Aventis.

Correspondence: Dr. Jufeng Wang; email: jfwangkc189@163.com

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