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BackgroundAlthough significant improvements have been made in the management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), this side effect cont...

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BackgroundMultitargeted kinase inhibitors (MKIs) have shown promising activity in renal cell carcinoma (RCC), hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and gast...

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BackgroundSkin rash associated with epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor (EGFRI) therapy is generally considered mild to moderate in nature 1,2 ...

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BackgroundHand-foot syndrome (HFS), also called palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia (PPE), is a cutaneous complication associated with continuous fluoro...

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Quick Facts –  – Visual changes have been attributed to a number of chemotherapeutic agents such as the antimetabolites, alkylating agents, taxanes,...

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BackgroundAnorexia-cachexia syndrome is defined as progressive weight loss associated with malignancy and is characterized by loss of appetite (anorex...

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BackgroundHypersensitivity reactions (HSRs) with chemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies in the oncology setting can range in severity from mild to lif...

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BackgroundCognitive changes that negatively affect thinking—including memory, concentration, and behavior—are known as cognitive dysfunction (CD). CD ...

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This text is available for CE credit.  Click here  Background Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a known complication of patients with cancer. Approxima...

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BackgroundAll biologic agents, particularly monoclonal antibodies, or chemotherapies derived from plant- or metal-based materials can cause hypersensi...

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BackgroundNausea and vomiting may occur for various reasons in patients with cancer. Different conditions may cause nausea or vomiting, including bowe...

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This text is available for CE credit. Click hereBackgroundSleep disorders affect approximately 20% of the general public. At least 45% of patients wit...

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BackgroundHand-foot syndrome (HFS; also known as palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia [PPE]) is a cutaneous complication associated with continuous fluor...

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Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) is widely accepted throughout the oncology community as the standard classification and severit...

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Background Mucositis is a common complication of cytotoxic chemotherapy. The incidence of mucositis in patients receiving cytotoxic chemotherapy for ...

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