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Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Firenze, Italy



Survival: ?
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Taxol
Xeloda
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Firenze
   
Hospital: Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2006

Description:
Patients: This study involved 31 women with advanced breast cancer. All patients had received chemotherapy before the study. The median age was 61 years.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of two chemotherapeutic agents: paclitaxel and capecitabine.

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included neurotoxicity, skin rash, elevated liver enzymes, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia.

Results: The median overall survival was not measured. Two complete responses and eight partial responses were observed, and eight patients had stable disease.

Correspondence: Dr F. Di Costanzo

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