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Lung Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States



Survival: 4.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Kansas City, Kansas
   
Hospital: University of Kansas Medical Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2002

Description:
Patients: This Phase II trial involved 18 patients with metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of a drug called pyrazoloacridine.

Toxicity: One patient died of cardiorespiratory arrest. This death was considered “likely secondary to disease progression.” Other toxicities included hematologic (grade 1-4), infection (grade 1-3), fatigue (grade 1-3), phlebitis (grade 2), thrombophlebitis/embolism (grade 3-4), and nausea (grade 1-3).

Results: there were no objective responses and median survival was 4.8 months.

Correspondence: Stephen K. Williamson, MD

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