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Lung Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China



Survival: 11.5 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs: Gemzar
Paraplatin
Country: China
   
City/State/Province: Hangzhou
   
Hospital: Zhejiang University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 4/2006

Description:
Patients: This Phase II trial involved a total of 54 patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. There were 44 men and 10 women. The median age was 63. Thirteen patients had squamous cell, 32 had adenocarcinoma, 1 had large cell, and 8 were classified as other.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of the chemotherapy drugs gemcitabine and carboplatin.

Toxicity: Grade 4 toxicities were hematologic.

Results: The median overall survival was 11.5 months.

Correspondence: N. Xu

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