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Melanoma treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States

Survival: 6.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 5
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Navelbine
Country: United States
City/State/Province: Galveston, TX
Hospital: University of Texas Medical Branch
Journal: Link
Date: 4/2004

Patients: This Phase II study involved 21 eligible patients with disseminated metastatic melanoma. The median age was 58.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of a form of chemotherapy, vinorelbine tartrate.

Toxicity: Grade 3 toxicities included neytopenia, fatigue, abdominal pain, and arthralgia.

Results: There was one toxic death due to febrile neutropenia. In addition grade 4 toxicities included neutropenia, granulocytopenia, leukopenia, dyspnea, and fatigue.

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