Bleomycin electrochemotherapy in elderly metastatic breast cancer patients: Clinical outcome and management considerations

Luca G. Campana, Sara Galuppo, Sara Valpione, Antonella Brunello, Cristina Ghiotto, Alessia Ongaro, Carlo R. Rossi

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Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of electrochemotherapy (ECT) in elderly metastatic breast cancer (BC) patients. Methods: Retrospective analysis of 55 patients with superficial metastases who underwent ECT according to the European Standard Operative Procedures of electrochemotherapy. Treatment schedule consisted of intravenous or intratumoral bleomycin followed by locally delivered electric pulses. Statistical comparisons were performed between two groups: the patients aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1557-1565
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
Volume140
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Electrochemotherapy
Breast Neoplasms
Operative Surgical Procedures
Bleomycin
Appointments and Schedules
Neoplasm Metastasis
indium-bleomycin
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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