Journal article

Prospective, non-randomized phase 2 clinical trial of carboplatin plus paclitaxel with sequential radical pelvic radiotherapy for uterine papillary serous carcinoma

Andreas Obermair, Linda Mileshkin, Katharina Bolz, Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Robyn Cheuk, Paul Vasey, David Wyld, Jeffrey Goh, James L Nicklin, Lewis C Perrin, Peter Sykes, Monika Janda

GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2011

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinoma (UPSC) is uncommon and accounts for less than 5% of all uterine cancers. Therefore the majority of evidence about the benefits of adjuvant treatment comes from retrospective case series. We conducted a prospective multi-centre non-randomized phase 2 clinical trial using four cycles of adjuvant paclitaxel plus carboplatin chemotherapy followed by pelvic radiotherapy, in order to evaluate the tolerability and safety of this approach. METHODS: This trial enrolled patients with newly diagnosed, previously untreated patients with stage 1b-4 (FIGO-1988) UPSC with a papillary serous component of at least 30%. Paclitaxel (175 mg/m(2)) and carboplatin (AU..

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