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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Institute Sainte Catherine, Avignon, France

Survival: 20.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Navelbine
Country: France
City/State/Province: Avignon
Hospital: Institute Sainte Catherine
Journal: Link
Date: 6/2005

Patients: This Phase II study involved 49 women with metastatic breast cancer. The median age was 55 and the majority of patients had undergone previous radiotherapy (65%) or chemotherapy (51%).

Treatment: The treatment consisted of two chemotherapy drugs vinorelbine (alternating oral and intravenous) and epirubicin.

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included neutropenia, leucopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, infection, nausea, vomiting, stomatitis, fatigue, and arthralgia.

Results: The median overall survival for the 44 evaluable patients was 20 months.

Correspondence: Dr. D. Serin

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