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Liver Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Bologna , Bologna, Italy



Survival: 8.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Bologna
   
Hospital: University of Bologna
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2015

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 26 hepatocellular carcinoma patients who had been previously treated with sorafenib. The median patient age was 66 years and 88.4% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with capecitabine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 hand-foot syndrome and cardiac failure.

Results:
The median overall survival was 8 months.

Support:
Some of the authors have received support from various pharmaceutical companies.

Correspondence: Dr. Alessandro Granito; email: alessandro.granito@unibo.it

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