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Lung Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Tochigi Cancer Center, Tochigi, Japan



Survival: 10.8 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Platinol
Taxotere
Country: Japan
   
City/State/Province: Tochigi
   
Hospital: Tochigi Cancer Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 5/2005

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 43 patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Twenty-nine were men, and fourteen were women. The median age was 61 years. Thirty-five had stage IV and seven had stage III.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of two chemotherapeutic drugs: docetaxel and cisplatin.

Toxicities: Grade 1-4 toxicities include neutropenia and leukopenia. Grade 1-3 toxicities include anemia and thrombocytopenia.

Results: The median survival time was 10.8 months (47 weeks).

Correspondence: Kiyoshi Mori, MD

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