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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Hormone. Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom



Survival: 13.6 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 2
   
Treatments: Hormone
   
Drugs: Nolvadex
Country: United Kingdom
   
City/State/Province: Manchester
   
Hospital: Christie Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 9/2005

Description:
Patients: This phase I/II study involved a total of 26 women with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer. The median age was 63.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of two hormone therapy agents - tamoxifen and goserelin (Zoladex).

Toxicity: No grade 3/4 toxicities were reported. Grade 2 toxicities included hot flushes.

Results: Median survival was 13.6 months.

Support: The study was "supported by a generous grant from Astra-Zeneca." Astra-Zeneca manufactures or markets tamoxifen and zoladex.

Correspondence: J. Hasan, MD

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