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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. LinKo Chang Gung Memorial Hospital , Taoyuan , Taiwan Region



Survival: 36.6 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Taiwan Region
   
City/State/Province: Taoyuan
   
Hospital: LinKo Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2015

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 45 female metastatic breast cancer patients who had received previous taxane-based chemotherapy. The median patient age was 52.5 years.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and 5-fluorouracil.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included neutropenia and leukopenia. Grade 3 mucositis, hand-foot syndrome, and anemia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 36.6 months.

Support:
This study was supported by TTY Biopharma, Taiwan.

Correspondence: Dr. Hsien-Kun Chang; email: chk0329@seed.net.tw

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