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Lung Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Versilia Hospital and Istituto Toscano Tumori, Camaiore, Italy



Survival: 9.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Camaiore
   
Hospital: Versilia Hospital and Istituto Toscano Tumori
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2015

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 43 elderly advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients who had not received prior chemotherapy. The median patient age was 80 years (range: 70-92) and 36 were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with vinorelbine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included grade 3-4 diarrhea, fatigue and neutropenia.

Results:
The median overall survival was 9 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Andrea Camerini; email: andreacamerini@katamail.com

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