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Risk Factors for Early Death Following Conventional Chemotherapy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who is starting chemotherapy for risk factors associated with early death based on the report of Ray-Coquard et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

risk factors, complications, response to therapy

ICD-10:

Y43.3

Description:

Ray-Coquard et al identified risk factors associated with early death following chemotherapy for a solid tumor or malignant lymphoma. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from multiple hospitals in France who participate in the ELYPSE Study Group.

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