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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, VIC, Australia



Survival: 13.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Australia
   
City/State/Province: Parkville, VIC
   
Hospital: The Royal Melbourne Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2015

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 20 elderly metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients with a median age of 83 years (range: 80-93).

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with docetaxel.

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

Results:
The median overall survival was 13.4 months.

Support:
Some of the study authors have received support from Sanofi Aventis.

Correspondence: Dr. Hui-Li Wong; email: Hui-Li.Wong@mh.org.au

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