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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Oncology Institute, Bari, Italy



Survival: 9.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Gemzar
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Bari
   
Hospital: Oncology Institute
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2003

Description:
Patients: This Phase I/II study involved 63 women with metastatic breast cancer. All patients had been previously treated with chemotherapy.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of the administration of two drugs gemcitabine (gemzar) and mitoxantrone.

Toxicity: Toxicities included: neutropenia (grade 3-4), thrombocytopenia (grade 3), anemia (grade 3), mucosistis (grade 3), and cardiac toxicity.

Results: The median survival was 42 weeks (9.7 months).

Correspondence: Dr. V. Lorusso

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