G. Miquel Capó

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Novel sequential combination therapy for induction may improve the quality of response and therefore prolong survival in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM) patients. We report results from a phase 2 study of two sequential three-drug combinations. Forty-four previously untreated, symptomatic MM patients received: bortezomib 1.3 mg/m(2) (days 1, 4, 8,(More)
Diabetes mellitus has been implicated to affect the prognostic outcomes of patients with various types of cancer. This study explores the impact of diabetes mellitus on the survival outcomes of patients with all stages of breast cancer. We performed a retrospective analysis of 255 patients with all stages of breast cancer. Survival outcomes were compared(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Uric acid (UA) has been studied extensively as a valuable biomarker of Parkinson's disease (PD), but its relationship with non-motor symptoms (NMS) in de novo PD has been poorly investigated. Our aim was to evaluate the usefulness of baseline serum UA as a marker of NMS progression in newly diagnosed PD. METHODS Sixty-nine newly(More)
This overview of the hematologic toxicities of cancer chemotherapy addresses the frequency and clinical significance of neutropenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia and attempts to provide evidence-based guidelines, based on clinical trials, for the use of cytokine growth factors and transfusion support. The current emphasis on high-dose and dose-dense(More)
INTRODUCTION Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is a displeasing experience that distresses surgical patients during the first 24 h after a surgical procedure. The incidence of postoperative nausea occurs in about 50%, the incidence of postoperative vomiting is about 30%, and in high-risk patients, the PONV rate could be as high as 80%. Therefore, the(More)
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