Indications of hematopoietic growth factors in the management of infectious complications of chemotherapy Report uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms, Experimental

abstract

  • Infections are the most frequent complications of antineoplastic chemotherapy, and are facilitated by mucositis and neutropenia, both common side-effects of antineoplastic agents. The present paper addresses the principles of the use of hematopoietic growth factors in this indication, considering their primary and secondary use and discussing other possible indication.

publication date

  • January 1996

Research

keywords

  • Report

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 106

end page

  • 110

volume

  • 7

number

  • 2