Cancer Treatment Results  Survival Rates Cancer Treatments / Therapy Results
Cancer
 

Click here to go back to your search results.

Breast Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy



Survival: 14.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Adrucil
Taxol
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Rome
   
Hospital: Regina Elena National Cancer Institute
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2006

Description:
Patients: This phase II study included 51 patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Treatments: Treatment consisted of chemotherapy (paclitaxel and 5-fluorouracil) and folinic acid and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.

Toxicity: Toxicities included grade 3 alopecia. Other toxicities such as neutropenia, nausea/vomiting and neurological toxicity were mainly grade 2.

Results: The median survival was 14 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Emilio Bria

E-mail to a Friend Email Physician More Information