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

 

Description:
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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