Toxicity

TKI-intolerant Patients With CLL Can Successfully Receive an Alternate TKI

TKI-intolerant Patients With CLL Can Successfully Receive an Alternate TKI

By

Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who discontinue TKI therapy due to toxicity can successfully be treated with an alternate TKI.

EGFR-TKI Use Linked to Toxic Skin Reactions in NSCLC

EGFR-TKI Use Linked to Toxic Skin Reactions in NSCLC

Treatment with epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors has been linked to earlier paronychia onset and more dermatological visits for skin toxic effects.

Practices should be evaluated for cytotoxic chemotherapy extravasation

Practices should be evaluated for cytotoxic chemotherapy extravasation

This literature review sought to analyze the quality of evidence that supports management practices of cytotoxic drug extravasation.

Hypofractionated breast irradiation linked to lower toxicity

Hypofractionated breast irradiation linked to lower toxicity

Two studies show benefits for hypofractionated versus conventionally fractionated whole-breast irradiation.

Extended-Field IMRT Does Not Increase Risk of Duodenal Toxicity

By

Women with cervical or endometrial cancer can safely receive extended-field intensity modulated radiation therapy (EF-IMRT) without increased risk of duodenal toxicity.

Increased toxicity seen in many newly approved anticancer drugs

Increased toxicity seen in many newly approved anticancer drugs

Managing toxicity costs are higher for treatment with less-specific targeted agents and chemotherapies.

Radiation therapy provides tumor control in bladder cancer

By

Standard and reduced high-dose volume RT for muscle-invasive bladder cancer provides comparable tumor control and decreased late toxicity compared with surgery, according to a new study.

Chemotherapy hope for hard-to-treat childhood cancers

By

A whole new class of drugs has been developed that targets the structure of the cancer cell for the first time.

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters

Regimen and Drug Listings

GET FULL LISTINGS OF TREATMENT Regimens and Drug INFORMATION

Bone Cancer Regimens Drugs
Brain Cancer Regimens Drugs
Breast Cancer Regimens Drugs
Endocrine Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gastrointestinal Cancer Regimens Drugs
Genitourinary Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gynecologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Head and Neck Cancer Regimens Drugs
Hematologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Lung Cancer Regimens Drugs
Other Cancers Regimens
Rare Cancers Regimens
Skin Cancer Regimens Drugs