Cancer Treatment Results  Survival Rates Cancer Treatments / Therapy Results
Cancer
 

Click here to go back to your search results.

Mesothelioma Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan



Survival: 19.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Nishinomiya, Hyogo
   
Hospital: Hyogo College of Medicine
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2013

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 21 malignant pleural mesothelioma patients. The median patient age was 63 years and 76.2% were male.

Treatment:
Patients received the chemotherapy agents methotrexate and gemcitabine.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 4 unspecified hematologic adverse effects (i.e. changes in numbers of blood cell types). Grade 2 nausea, vomiting, and anorexia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 19.4 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Yoshihiro Fujimori; email: fuji-y@hyo-med.ac.jp

E-mail to a Friend Email Physician More Information