What are the chemotherapy regimens used to treat stage I fallopian tube carcinoma?

Updated: Aug 20, 2019
  • Author: from Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Elizabeth L Jewell, MD, MHSc; Chief Editor: from Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Yukio Sonoda, MD  more...
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Treatment recommendations for stage I fallopian tube cancer include the following:

  • Paclitaxel 135-175 mg/m2 IV infused over 3 h plus carboplatin AUC 5-7.5 IV infused over 30-60 min every 21 d for three to six cycles [6] or

  • Docetaxel 60-75 mg/m2 IV infused over 1h plus  carboplatin AUC 5-6 IV infused over 1 h every 21 d for three to six cycles [6, 7]


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