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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) and renal insufficiency are common in cancer patients. Prompt treatment is necessary to reduce the high rates of VTE-related mortality and morbidity. VTE prophylaxis is underused in cancer patients. We review current recommendations for the treatment and prevention of VTE in cancer patients and discuss low molecular weight(More)
A significant proportion of post-menopausal, patients treated with AI reports side-effects, especially bone pain. In such patients, the difficulties to treat pain and to clearly identify its causes may lead to treatment discontinuation. Ageing is associated with physiological modifications that may impair drug pharmacokinetics (PKs). The elimination can be(More)
La fréquence de l’insuffisance rénale chez les patients atteints de cancer n‘est pas précisément définie. Trois-cent seize patients ont été inclus sur une période d’un mois, indépendamment de leur pathologie (outre leur cancer), de leur traitement, ou de tout autre critère. L’estimation de la fonction rénale par le calcul de la clairance de la créatinine(More)
248 Background: Few data are available in the literature regarding chemotherapy dosage adjustment in obese patients. Docetaxel is a lipophilic substance, highly bound to albumin; obesity might result in an accumulation and may lead to a higher rate of toxicity. The objective of this study was to assess the tolerance to docetaxel in obese and non obese(More)
AIM Quality of life of patients suffering from cancer may be influenced by the way healthcare is organized and by patient experiences. Nowadays, chemotherapy is often provided in day care centers. This study aimed to assess patient waiting time and satisfaction in oncology day care centers in Champagne-Ardenne, France. METHODS This cross-sectional survey(More)
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