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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Charité University Hospital, Campus Virchow-Clinic, Berlin, Germany



Survival: 19.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Germany
   
City/State/Province: Berlin
   
Hospital: Charité University Hospital, Campus Virchow-Clinic
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 8/2008

Description:
Patients: This phase I/II study involved 26 women with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer. Their median age was 62, ranging from 28 to 75 years of age.

Treatment: Patients were treated with the chemotherapy drugs topotecan and carboplatin.

Toxicity: Grade 3 and 4 anemia, leucopenia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, nausea, and emesis were reported. Grade 3 hypersensitivity occurred in one patient. Other grade 1 and 2 toxicities were alopecia and hypersensitivity.

Results: The median overall survival was 19.4 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Jalid Sehouli

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