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_Lecture - recurrence and 12 died without a documented recurrence Forty-five patients in the intravenous-therapy group had no evidence of disease

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NEJM -- Intraperitoneal Cisplatin and Paclitaxel in Ovarian Cancer -. .. http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content-nw/full/354/1/34/F2 1 of 1 4/29/06 3:02 PM Return to Article Add to Personal Archive PowerPoint Help Figure 2. Progression-free and Overall Survival. Panel A shows progression-free survival and Panel B overall survival among the 415 eligible patients with stage III ovarian cancer who were randomly assigned to treatment with intravenous paclitaxel and cisplatin or to treatment with intravenous paclitaxel, intraperitoneal cisplatin, and intraperitoneal paclitaxel. Eighty-five percent of the patients either died or were followed for five years. As shown in Panel A, treatment failed in 165 patients in the intravenous-therapy group: 153 (73 percent) had a
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Unformatted text preview: recurrence, and 12 died without a documented recurrence. Forty-five patients in the intravenous-therapy group had no evidence of disease. Treatment failed in 149 patients in the intraperitoneal-therapy group: 134 (65 percent) had a recurrence, and 15 died without a documented recurrence. Fifty-six patients in the intraperitoneal group had no evidence of disease. As shown in Panel B, in the intravenous-therapy group, 127 patients (60 percent) died and 5 were lost to follow-up. Seventy-eight patients in the intravenous-therapy group were alive. In the intraperitoneal-therapy group, 101 patients (49 percent) died and 11 were lost to follow-up. Ninety-three patients in the intraperitoneal-therapy group were alive....
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