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Model for Predicting Chemotherapy-Related Toxicity in Older Adult

Purpose:

To identify an older adult with cancer who is more likely to experience significant toxicity following chemotherapy based on the score of Hurria et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

adverse effects

ICD-10:

T45.1

Description:

Hurria et al developed a score that predicts chemotherapy-related toxicity in an older adult with cancer. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from a change in the chemotherapy regimen. The authors are from City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Davis, and multiple other universities in the United States.

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