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The prognosis of cancer patients with anemia is poor. In Japan, these patients are treated only with red blood cell transfusions, and doctors cannot use erythropoiesis stimulating agents(ESAs)such as epoetin and darbepoetin. On the other hand, ESAs are widely used in the USA and Europe to treat patients with chemotherapy-induced anemia. However, the results(More)
This analysis was undertaken to evaluate the practice patterns of Japanese physicians regarding curative-intent chemotherapy, especially in outpatient settings, and to define factors negatively affecting the maintenance of relative dose intensity (RDI). We performed a web-based questionnaire survey of Japanese physicians involved in malignant lymphoma(More)
CASE A 32 year-old man was diagnosed with retroperitoneal choriocarcinoma with metastasis to the lungs and liver. One cycle of modified BEP regimen did not sufficiently decrease the hCG. Therefore, we chose the GETUG 13 protocol of dose dense chemotherapy. After 6 days of cisplatin administration(3 cycles), he was diagnosed with acute hyperuricemia and(More)
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