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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Dharamshila Cancer Hospital, Delhi, India



Survival: 26.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Gemzar
Platinol
Taxol
Country: India
   
City/State/Province: Delhi
   
Hospital: Dharamshila Cancer Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2005

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 45 women with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (stage III or IV). The median age was 52. Metastatic sites included liver, pleura, and spleen.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of three chemotherapeutic drugs: cisplatin, paclitaxel, and gemcitabine.

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included hematological toxicities (neutropenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia), nausea/vomiting, constipation, and uremia.

Results: The overall survival was 26 months.

Support: Eli Lilly financially supported this study. Eli Lilly manufactures and markets gemcitabine.

Correspondence: B.S. Aswathy, MD

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