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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N.Y., United States



Survival: ?
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Paraplatin
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: New York, N.Y.
   
Hospital: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 9/2005

Description:
Patients: This phase II study involved 15 women with recurrent ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer. The median age was 54.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of two chemotherapy agents - bortezomib and carboplatin.

Toxicity: Grade 3 and 4 toxicities included neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, diarrhea, cosntipation, neuropathy, rash, anorexia, and fatigue.

Results: Median survival was not reported.

Support: One of the authors was listed as a consultant and honorarian recipient from Millennium Pharmaceuticals. This company manufactures or markets bortezomib.

Correspondence: Carol Aghajanian, MD

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