Experience in a UK cancer centre of weekly paclitaxel in the treatment of relapsed ovarian and primary peritoneal cancer.

  title={Experience in a UK cancer centre of weekly paclitaxel in the treatment of relapsed ovarian and primary peritoneal cancer.},
  author={Mark Linch and F Stavridi and Jane Hook and Yolanda Barbachano and Martin Gore and Stanley B. Kaye},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  volume={109 1},
OBJECTIVES Weekly paclitaxel (WP) has been reported to have significant activity in patients with ovarian and primary peritoneal cancer patients while retaining a favorable toxicity profile. This study assessed the current usage of WP in routine clinical practice in a tertiary cancer center. METHODS We conducted a retrospective audit in 53 patients with recurrent ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer treated with WP (80-100 mg/m(2)) over a 2-year period (Nov 2003-Nov 2005). Toxicity was… CONTINUE READING


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