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Liver Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Immunotherapy. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States



Survival: 3.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Immunotherapy
   
Drugs: Adriamycin
FUDR
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Miami, Florida
   
Hospital: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2003

Description:
Patients: Thirty patients with unresectable hepatocellular (liver) carcinoma were entered into this Phase II trial.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of a combination of the chemotherapy drugs 5FUDR and doxorubicin (adriamycin) with recombinant leukocyte interferon.

Toxicity: Toxicities included: leucopenia (grade 3-4), thrombocytopenia (grade 3), fatigue (grade 3), anemia (grade 3), nausea, and vomiting.

Results: Median survival was 3 months.

Support: This study was supported in part by Roche Laboratories. Roche Laboratories markets Roferon (recombinant leukocyte interferon).

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