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The combination of vinorelbine and gemcitabine seems to be an important part of the chemotherapy regimens used in metastatic breast cancer patients following treatment failure with the combination of a taxane and an anthracycline. Capecitabine rescue monotherapy in metastatic breast cancer patients following treatment failure with the combination of a taxane and an anthracycline, also seems to be an important part of the chemotherapy regimens used in metastatic breast cancer patients. Whether the combination of vinorelbine and gemcitabine or capecitabine administration is preferable is not yet known, especially in patients with metastatic disease.
This trial will compare the efficacy of combination treatment with Vinorelbine and Gemcitabine versus Capecitabine monotherapy in metastatic breast cancer patients following treatment failure with the combination of a taxane and an anthracycline.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Gemcitabine, Capecitabine, Vinorelbine
University Hospital of Crete
Hellenic Oncology Research Group
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:19-0400
To evaluate the overall response rate of gemcitabine and vinorelbine combination (GV) and gemcitabine followed by vinorelbine (G⇒V) when used as palliative therapy in patients with stage...
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of sequential use of vinorelbine and capecitabine as first line therapy in patients with MBC.
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. It is not yet known if capecitabine is more effective than vinorelbi...
Development of an active second-line treatment option for metastatic breast cancer patients previously pre-treated with anthracyclines and taxanes in neoadjuvant, adjuvant or palliative se...
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as capecitabine and vinorelbine, work in different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Monoclonal antibodies suc...
Capecitabine is an approved standard therapy for anthracycline- and taxane-pretreated locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (BC). Vinflunine has demonstrated single-agent activity in phase II s...
The aim of this study was to record the opinions of Italian oncologists about the use of oral vinorelbine administered metronomically in patients with advanced breast cancer.
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Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical or radiation breast cancer treatments (e.g., MASTECTOMY).
Metastatic breast cancer characterized by EDEMA and ERYTHEMA of the affected breast due to LYMPHATIC METASTASIS and eventual obstruction of LYMPHATIC VESSELS by the cancer cells.
A infiltrating (invasive) breast cancer, relatively uncommon, accounting for only 5%-10% of breast tumors in most series. It is often an area of ill-defined thickening in the breast, in contrast to the dominant lump characteristic of ductal carcinoma. It is typically composed of small cells in a linear arrangement with a tendency to grow around ducts and lobules. There is likelihood of axillary nodal involvement with metastasis to meningeal and serosal surfaces. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1205)
Carbohydrate antigen elevated in patients with tumors of the breast, ovary, lung, and prostate as well as other disorders. The mucin is expressed normally by most glandular epithelia but shows particularly increased expression in the breast at lactation and in malignancy. It is thus an established serum marker for breast cancer.
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