Chemotherapy – St Bartholomew’s Hospital – Treatment Details

Survival:10.6 months
Toxicity Grade:4
Treatments:Chemotherapy
Drugs:Navelbine
Country:United Kingdom
City/State/Province:London
Hospital:St Bartholomew’s Hospital
Journal:Link
Date:12/2000

 

Description:
Patients: This Phase II study involved 29 patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of administration of the chemotherapy drug, vinorelbine (navelbine).

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included neutropenia, leucopenia, constipation, and phlebitis

Results: The median overall survival from the time of first treatment was 10.6 months.

Support: The authors of the study acknowledged the support of Pierre-Fabre Oncology for subsidized drug costs.

Correspondence: Jeremy P.C. Steele, MD

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