Toxic effect of chemotherapy dosing using actual body weight in obese versus normal-weight patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Neoplasms
  • Obesity

abstract

  • Obese patients receiving chemotherapy based on ABW experience similar or lower rates of toxic effects compared with normal-weight patients, and survival outcomes do not differ.

publication date

  • December 2013

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/annonc/mdt294

PubMed ID

  • 23965736

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2952

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 24

number

  • 12