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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Radiation. University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany



Survival: 42.1 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Radiation
   
Drugs:
Country: Germany
   
City/State/Province: Heidelberg
   
Hospital: University of Heidelberg
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2015

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 16 ovarian cancer patients who had received prior carboplatin/taxane chemotherapy. The median patient age was 57 years.

Treatment:
Patients received whole-abdominal irradiation (radiation therapy).

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 3 and included diarrhea and leukopenia. Grade 2 nausea/vomiting was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 42.1 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Katja Lindel; email: katja.lindel@med.uni-heidelberg.de

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