Treatment Information


Ovarian Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy.

Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy.

Survival: monthsCountry:Italy
Toxiciy Grade:4City/State/Province:Monza
Treatments:ChemotherapyHospital:Ospedale San Gerardo
Date:Feb 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