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Lung Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Sotiria General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Survival: 10.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 3
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Gemzar
Country: Greece
City/State/Province: Athens
Hospital: Sotiria General Hospital
Journal: Link
Date: 9/2005

Patients: This Phase II study involved 31 patients with advanced NSCLC. Twenty-eight of the patients were men, and three were women. The median age was 66 years.

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

Toxicities: No grade 4 toxicities were reported. Grade 1-3 toxicities included neurotoxicity (2 patients) and allergies (1 patient).

Results: The mean survival time was 10 months.

Correspondence: Konstantinos N. Syrigos, MD, PhD.

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