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Lung Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Survival: 5.4 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Taxotere
Country: Spain
City/State/Province: Valencia
Hospital: Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia
Journal: Link
Date: 3/2006

Patients: This Phase III study involved a total of 254 patients. Patients were divided into two groups: Group A had 129 patients and Group B had 125 patients. The median age for patients in Group A was 61 and there were 120 men and 9 were women. Most patients had stage IV cancer. For Group B, the median age was 62 and there 155 men and 20 women. Most patients had stage IV cancer.

Treatment: The treatment for patients in Group B consisted of one chemotherapeutic drug -- docetaxel.

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included: asthenia, mucositis, diarrhea, neurotoxicity, anorexia, fever, hyperglycemia, dyspnea, pain, and hepatic.

Results: The median survival for Group B was 5.4 months.

Correspondence: Dr. R. Rosell

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