Tag: 2nd line

Living Longer: Stage 4 Stomach Cancer (2nd line treatments)

Living Longer: Stage 4 Stomach Cancer (2nd line treatments)

Upon failure of first line treatment for advanced/ stage 4 stomach cancer, patients with good performance status will benefit from second line treatments. Which agent(s), chemotherapy/ biologic or immunotherapy offer longest median OS in this setting? Second-line Treatments Docetaxel: median OS of 5.2 months (COUGAR-02) - 8.4 months (Lee, 2005) Paclitaxel: median OS of 7.8 … Continue reading Living Longer: Stage 4 Stomach Cancer (2nd line treatments)