What is the gemcitabine and docetaxel regimen for the treatment of metastatic soft tissue sarcoma?

Updated: Apr 29, 2019
  • Author: from Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Mrinal M Gounder, MD; Chief Editor: Edwin Choy, MD, PhD  more...
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Gemcitabine 900 mg/m2 IV over 30-90 min on days 1 and 8 plus docetaxel 75-100 mg/m2 IV over 60 min on day 8; repeat every 21 d; growth factors may be needed

Gemcitabine 900 mg/m2 IV over 30-90 min on days 1 and 8 plus docetaxel 35 mg/m2 IV over 60 min on day 1 and 8; repeat every 21 d; growth factors typically not needed; very well-tolerated schedule


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