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


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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