Tag: chemotherapy

1. Chemotherapy was associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations in the initial 12 weeks of pregnancy. 2. These risks and the prevalence of incidental pregnancies concurrent to chemotherapeutic treatments emphasizes the importance of prenatal and perinatal counselling for women of child-bearing age with cancer. Evidence Rating Level: 2...
1. Sacituzumab govitecan was shown to significantly increase overall survival in previously treated metastatic triple-negative breast cancer patients compared to single-agent chemotherapy treatment. 2. Sacituzumab govitecan was associated with more frequent events of myelosuppression and diarrhea compared to chemotherapy treatment. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Breast cancer patients with triple-negative status...
1. Aprepitant in conjunction with palonosetron and dexamethasone is associated with increased antiemetic efficacy during FOLFOX or FOLFIRI chemotherapy in women. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Approximately 40% of the population worldwide will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes. Chemotherapy, in its many modalities, is...