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Model of Hosmer et al for Predicting Febrile Neutropenia (FN) During the First Cycle of Chemotherapy for Cancer

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Hematology Oncology
Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Hosmer et al developed a model for predicting febrile neutropenia (FN) in an older adult with a common cancer started on chemotherapy. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from University of California Los Angeles and the Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center.

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