Chemotherapy – University Hospital Vrije Universiteit

Survival:8.8 months
Toxicity Grade:4
Treatments:Chemotherapy
Drugs:Vepesid
Country:Netherlands
City/State/Province:Amsterdam
Hospital:University Hospital Vrije Universiteit
Journal:Link
Date:11/1997

 

Description:
Patients: This Phase II trial involved 41 patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Treatment: The treatment consisted of a chemotherapy drug, oral etoposide (VP 16-213, vepesid).

Toxicity: Grade 3-4 toxicities included hematological, nausea/vomiting, cutaneous reaction, and alopecia.

Results: Median survival was 38 weeks (8.8 months).

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