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The purposes of this are:
- To determine the highest doses of Taxol and Navelbine that we can safely give to patients;
- To determine what kind of side effects are caused by the combination of Taxol, Navelbine and G-CSF;
- To determine whether the combination of Taxol, Navelbine and G-CSF is more effective than standard therapy in treating metastatic breast cancer and prolonging life;
Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Paclitaxel, Vinorelbine, Trastuzumab, Filgrastim
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Active, not recruiting
Gralow, Julie, M.D.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:58-0400
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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)
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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