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A total of 861 patients were randomly assigned to nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine (431 patients) or gemcitabine (430). The median overall survival was months in the nab-paclitaxel-gemcitabine group as compared with months in the gemcitabine group (hazard ratio for death, ; 95% confidence interval [CI], to ; P<). The survival rate was 35% in the nab-paclitaxel-gemcitabine group versus 22% in the gemcitabine group at 1 year, and 9% versus 4% at 2 years. The median progression-free survival was months in the nab-paclitaxel-gemcitabine group, as compared with months in the gemcitabine group (hazard ratio for disease progression or death, ; 95% CI, to ; P<); the response rate according to independent review was 23% versus 7% in the two groups (P<). The most common adverse events of grade 3 or higher were neutropenia (38% in the nab-paclitaxel-gemcitabine group vs. 27% in the gemcitabine group), fatigue (17% vs. 7%), and neuropathy (17% vs. 1%). Febrile neutropenia occurred in 3% versus 1% of the patients in the two groups. In the nab-paclitaxel-gemcitabine group, neuropathy of grade 3 or higher improved to grade 1 or lower in a median of 29 days.
I also have a fatty liver. I have a fairly normal diet, with lots of fresh fruit & veg and drink about 2 litres of water a day. My alcohol intake is almost non existent and I am a non smoker. I am 157cm. and weigh 116kg (which has been quite rapid) – I have a moderate exercise regime. My Dr. tells me that I am high end stage of the disease. Since being treated for Breast Cancer in 2001, I now have a non functional thyroid gland, for which I am on medication and also on Cholesterol medication as well. Except for the weight gain I am keeping well. I am 55 yrs of age. My question is would I benefit from following the fatty liver diet/liver cleansing program? What other foods should I add/delete from my diet?.