TITLE

ONCOLOGY

AUTHOR(S)
Kanaike, Megumi
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p328
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several reports regarding oncology research, including one investigating the use of the drug pyridoxine to prevent capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome (palmoplantar erythrodysesthesia syndrome or acral erythema), one investigating the use of the recombinant human keratinocyte growth factor, palifermin, to prevent severe oral mucositis, and one comparing the drugs gemcitabine versus fluorouracil in the adjuvant treatment of pancreatic cancer.
ACCESSION #
57408690

 

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