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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy

Survival: 65.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Country: Italy
City/State/Province: Monza
Hospital: Ospedale San Gerardo
Journal: Link
Date: 2/2008

Patients: This phase II study involved two hundred and eight women with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. The median age was 52, ranging from 24-73 years old.

Treatment: Patients were treated with cisplatin, paclitaxel, and epirubicin or cisplatin, paclitaxel, and ifosfamide. These are all chemotherapy drugs

Toxicity: Grade 4 pulmonary thromboembolism and anaphylaxis were each reported in one patient. Other toxicities included anemia, leukopenia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, and febrile neutropenia.

Results: The median overall survival was 65 months for patients treated with cisplatin, paclitaxel, and epirubicin, and 51 months for those treated with cisplatin, paclitaxel, and ifosfamide.

Correspondence: Dr. R Fruscio

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