Anti-Cancer Archives - Page 5 of 14 - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Anti-Cancer

HF/CM risks in breast chemotherapy

HF/CM risks in breast chemotherapy

Earlier study findings that anthracycline- or trastuzumab-based treatment for breast cancer raises the risk for heart failure and cardiomyopathy can be extended to a more general population of women.

Is the same formulation of tretinoin used to treat APL and acne?

We recently had a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) whose treatment plan included tretinoin. Our research on the drug showed it to be the same medication that is used for the treatment of acne. Is the formulation of tretinoin used to treat APL the same as that used to treat acne?

Next post in Web Exclusives