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Randomized Neoadjuvant Study of Epirubicin and Docetaxel With/Without Capecitabine in Early Breast Cancer

2014-08-27 03:45:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Primarily, this clinical investigation compares the rates (percentages) of pathological complete remissions attained at the time of final surgery following 6 cycles each of epirubicin + docetaxel + capecitabine-containing chemotherapy vs. epirubicin + docetaxel-containing chemotherapy.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Intervention

Epirubicin, Docetaxel, Capecitabine

Location

Hospital Guessing
Guessing
Burgenland
Austria
7540

Status

Recruiting

Source

Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:23-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A deoxycytidine derivative and fluorouracil PRODRUG that is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC ANTIMETABOLITE in the treatment of COLON CANCER; BREAST CANCER and GASTRIC CANCER.

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