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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain



Survival: 11.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Spain
   
City/State/Province: Pamplona
   
Hospital: Clinica Universitaria de Navarra
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 11/2001

Description:
Patients: This multicenter Phase II trial involved 50 patients with hormone refractory prostate cancer. The median age was 67.5. The median PSA was 306.81 (ranged from .2 4200). Metastatic disease sites included bone, soft tissue, and lymph nodes.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of the drug Suramin and hydrocortisone.

Toxicity: Infection was documented in 15 patients, which was treated uneventfully except for 1 toxic death. In addition, grade 3-4 toxicities included hematologic, neurologic, constipation, renal (creatinine), hepatic (transaminitis), fatigue, and skin rash.

Results: The median overall survival was 11 months.

Correspondence: Emiliano Calvo, MD

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