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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Regina Elena Institute for Cancer Research, Rome, Italy

Survival: 26.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Navelbine
Country: Italy
City/State/Province: Rome
Hospital: Regina Elena Institute for Cancer Research
Journal: Link
Date: 6/2002

Patients: This Phase II study involved 97 patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of the drugs epirubicin and vinorelbine (navelbine).

Toxicity: Grade 4 toxicities included neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia, mucosistis, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, and hepatotoxicity. Other (less than grade 4) toxicities included: arthralgias/myalgias, peripheral neurotoxicity, constipation, and phlebitis/local pain.

Results: Median survival was 26 months.

Correspondence: Patricia Vici, MD

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