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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ, United States



Survival: 57.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Tucson, AZ
   
Hospital: University of Arizona Cancer Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2004

Description:
Patients: This phase II study involved 97 women with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of a chemotherapy drug called altretamine.

Toxicity: Grade 4 toxicities included neutropenia and anxiety/depression.

Results: Median survival was 57 months.

Support: The study was supported by a grant from MedImmune. This company manufactures or markets altretamine.

Correspondence: David S. Alberts, MD

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