Initial Control of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Patient Quality of Life
March 01, 1998ByGary R. Morrow, PhD, MS|J. A. Roscoe, MD|J. T. Hickok, MD, MPH|R. M. Stern, PhD|H. I. Pierce, MD|D. B. King, MD|T. K. Banerjee, MD|P. Weiden, MD
The side effects commonly experienced by patients receiving chemotherapy for the treatment of cancer can challenge many aspects of daily life. Nausea and vomiting, the most common side effects reported by patients, affect the ability to continue with usual life activities and, thus have a pronounced impact on quality of life.