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Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Military Institute of the Health Services, Warsaw, Poland



Survival: 9.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
   
Drugs:
Country: Poland
   
City/State/Province: Warsaw
   
Hospital: Military Institute of the Health Services
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 6/2009

Description:
Patients: This study involved twenty-five women with heavily-pretreated ovarian cancer. The median age was 48, ranging from 46 to 52 years of age.

Treatment: Patients were treated with the chemotherapy drug topotecan.

Toxicity: About half of patients experienced grade 3-4 neutropenia, leucopenia, and/or anemia. Grade 2-3 toxicities included alopecia and nausea/vomiting.

Results: The median overall survival was 9 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Lubomir Bodnar

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