Chemotherapy – National University Hospital, Rigshospitalet

Survival: 10.0 months
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: IFEX
Country: Denmark
City/State/Province: Copenhagen
Hospital: National University Hospital, Rigshospitalet
Journal: Link
Date: 4/1999


Patients: This Phase II study involved 26 patients with malignant mesothelioma. (24 patients had pleural mesothelioma.)

Treatment: The treatment consisted of administration of the chemotherapy drug, Ifosfamide (IFEX).

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included leucopenia, infection, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, neurotoxicity, renal, hematuria, and alopecia.

Results: The median overall survival was 10 months.

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