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Tool of Vincent et al for Predicting Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia in a Patient with Advanced Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer

Purpose:

To identify a patient with advanced nonsmall lung cancer who is at risk for chemotherapy-induced anemia using the tool of Vincent et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

C34, Z51, R71

Description:

Vincent et al developed a tool for predicting anemia induced by palliative chemotherapy given to a patient with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring or preventive therapies. The authors are from the multiple institutions in Canada and Europe as well as Ortho Biotech. Inc.

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