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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Royal Marsden Hospital, London, United Kingdom



Survival: 8.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Platinol
Country: United Kingdom
   
City/State/Province: London
   
Hospital: Royal Marsden Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2005

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 87 patients with metastatic breast cancer. The median age was 50. Eighty percent of the patients had metastases into soft tissue. All patients had received at least one prior chemotherapy regimen.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of three chemotherapy drugs mitomycin C, vinblastine, and cisplatin.

Toxicity: Grade 1-4 toxicities included neutropenia, leucopenia, thrombocytopenia, and anemia. Grade 1-3 toxicities included infection, lethargy, nausea/vomiting, and alopecia.

Results: The median overall survival was 8 months.

Correspondence: Dr. S.R.D. Johnston

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