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Prostate Cancer treatment details. Chemotherapy. Hormone. Surgery. Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany



Survival: 85.3 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Hormone
Surgery
   
Drugs:
Country: Germany
   
City/State/Province: Munich
   
Hospital: Technische Universität München
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2014

Description:
Patients:
This phase 2 study involved 30 male, locally advanced and high-risk prostate cancer patients with a median age of 68 years.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with docetaxel, androgen blockade (hormone therapy) with trimestral buserelin and bicalutamide, and surgery.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were grade 4 neutropenia and leucopenia. Grade 2 fatigue and alopecia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 85.3 months.

Support:
This study was supported by Sanofi-Aventis.

Correspondence: Dr. Mark Thalgott; email: mark.thalgott@lrz.tum.de

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