How long should first-line chemotherapy continue?

Abstract

Documentation for the optimal duration of first-line chemotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer is limited. Three randomised trials have compared 5-6 cycles with 8, 10 and 12 cycles respectively. None of the studies showed benefit of chemotherapy beyond 6 cycles. At the moment the standard number of cycles therefore must be 6 cycles. However, these data are… (More)

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