Child Pugh Score liver function assessment chart for cirrhosis patients.
Major advances in cancer treatment in recent decades have allowed patient survival rates to increase.
Heron Therapeutics announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Cinvanti (aprepitant) to expand administration to include a 2-minute intravenous (IV) injection, in addition to the already approved 30-minute IV infusion.
Women aged 35 years or older diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma should discuss fertility preservation prior to treatment.
A high prevalence of patients with renal cell carcinoma reported distress, highlighting the need for better psychosocial screening of patients.
These factors influenced the likelihood of depression in patients not given prophylactic antidepressants.
Patients taking opioids for cancer-related pain at outpatient supportive pain consultations may be at higher risk for aberrant opioid and drug use behavior.