Costs of treatment and outcomes associated with second-line therapy and greater for relapsed ovarian cancer
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Gemcitabine and topotecan are active agents in heavily pretreated, platinum- and paclitaxel-resistant EOC patients. Topotecan was more costly to deliver. Although a larger percentage of patients received clinical benefit with topotecan use, this likely reflects physician selection for use of topotecan earlier in the course of disease.