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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy

Survival: 11.9 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Navelbine
Country: Italy
City/State/Province: Aviano
Hospital: Centro di Riferimento Oncologico
Journal: Link
Date: 1/2004

Patients: This Phase II trial involved 28 patients with metastatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer. The median age was 66 years and the median PSA was 135.5 (range from 5.2 3940). Eleven patients had received prior radiation therapy.

Treatment: Treatment consisted of two chemotherapy drugs mitoxantrone (novantrone) and vinorelbine (navelbine) with prednisone.

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included leucopenia, anemia, and infection.

Results: Median overall survival was 11.9 months.

Correspondence: D. Bernardi, MD

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