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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, United States



Survival: 18.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Adriamycin
Cytoxan
Taxotere
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Rochester, MN
   
Hospital: Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2002

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 33 patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of three drugs docetaxel (taxotere), doxorubicin (adriamycin), and cyclophosphamide (cytoxan).

Toxicity: Toxicities included grade 4 neutropenia. Other toxicities included allergic reactions, chills, arthralgia, and myalgia

Results: Median survival was 1.5 years. (Note, this study also mentioned the identical survival statistic as being 2.5 years, however the same drugs on a different schedule in the same study yielded survival of 1.1 years, suggesting that the 2.5 years is a typographical error.)

Correspondence: Dr. E A Perez

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