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Cancer Complications

Cancer Complications

Pneumonitis occurs in approximately 5% of cancer patients treated with anti–PD-1/PD-L1 immunotherapy agents.

Current guidelines recommend antimicrobial prophylaxis with fluoroquinolones in patients at high risk for infection-related morbidity and mortality, but this practice provides a short-term benefit to individual patients.

Survivors of childhood cancers are at significantly increased risk of cardiotoxicity if treated with anthracyclines, according to a new review of the literature.

A largely self-administered comprehensive geriatric assessment can be used to create a deficit-accumulation frailty index in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

An infrared laser-based version of the traditional Chinese medicinal technique known as moxibustion was found to improve cancer-related fatigue.

Ten percent of advanced cancer patients have developed delirium, but it is often missed by emergency department physicians.

Young adult female cancer survivors have unmet informational needs regarding reproductive issues and decisional conflict regarding fertility preservation.


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