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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria



Survival: 11.7 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Emcyt
Country: Austria
   
City/State/Province: Vienna
   
Hospital: Rudolfstiftung
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2004

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved a total of 90 patients with hormone refractory prostate cancer. Patients were divided into two groups of 45 patients each: Group 1 and Group 2.

Treatment: For patients in Group 2 the treatment consisted of the chemotherapy drug estramustine (emcyt).

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included: cardiovascular, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, neurological, bilirubin rise, and hematologic.

Results: Median survival was 50.9 weeks (11.7 months).

Correspondence: W. Albrecht, MD

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