Thomas Watkins, DO, PhD, Maria Katarzyna Surowiecka, MD, Jeffrey McCullough, MD, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Thomas Watkins, DO, PhD, Maria Katarzyna Surowiecka, MD, Jeffrey McCullough, MD

All articles by Thomas Watkins, DO, PhD, Maria Katarzyna Surowiecka, MD, Jeffrey McCullough, MD

Cancer Control

Transfusion Indications for Patients With Cancer

In infrequent situations in which coagulation factor replacement is needed, plasma can be vital for patients with cancer. Granulocyte transfusions may sometimes be considered for recalcitrant infections in patients with neutropenia. This article summarizes the current clinical indications and uses of RBCs, plasma, and granulocytes.

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