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Lung Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. University of Verona, Verona, Italy



Survival: 12.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Gemzar
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Verona
   
Hospital: University of Verona
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2006

Description:
Patients: This Phase II trial involved a total of 44 patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. There were 36 men and 8 women. The median age was 70.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of chemotherapy Gemcitabine and Vindesine.

Toxicity: There was one grade 4 toxicity febrile neutropenia. Grade 3 toxicities included hematological, dermatological, paresthesias, fatigue and alopecia.

Results: The median overall survival was 12 months

Correspondance: Antonio Santo, MD

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