6 Further research

6 Further research

6.1 Research would be beneficial to examine the following aspects of effectiveness and cost effectiveness of paclitaxel:

  • whether paclitaxel/platinum combination therapy is of particular benefit to identifiable clinical sub-groups

  • the optimal sequencing of paclitaxel therapy with other ovarian chemotherapy compounds – that is paclitaxel/ platinum combination vs platinum followed by paclitaxel in sequence.