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Breast Cancer treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. Saint Savas Oncology Hospital, Athens, Hellas, Greece



Survival: 12.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 3
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Greece
   
City/State/Province: Athens, Hellas
   
Hospital: Saint Savas Oncology Hospital
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 4/2008

Description:
Patients: This study involved 22 women with metastatic breast cancer. The median age was 56, ranging from 32 to 73 years of age.

Treatment: Patients were treated with the biological therapy trastuzumab and chemotherapy with either docetaxel or paclitaxel.

Toxicity: No grade 4 toxicities were reported. Grade 3 neurosensory toxicity was reported in one patient in each treatment group. Other grade 3 toxicities, each occurring on one patient, were neutropenia, leucopenia, and thrombocytopenia.

Results: The median overall survival was 12 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Alexandros Ardavanis

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