Traci Foster

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We conducted a retrospective cohort study of thromboprophylaxis rates and the quality of anticoagulation control among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) using a large, geographically diverse database of electronic medical records. The study population consisted of 13,709 AF patients treated in US outpatient physician practices. Approximately two-thirds(More)
PURPOSE To ascertain the maximum tolerated duration of infusion of gemcitabine at 10 mg/m(2)/min in combination with mitoxantrone at 12 mg/m(2) daily for 3 days in the treatment of acute leukemia. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-four patients were enrolled. Stratum I consisted of 26 patients, median age 50 years (range, 25 to 71 years), with relapsed or(More)
PURPOSE To estimate the maximum-tolerated duration of infusion of gemcitabine at 10 mg/m(2)/min in combination with irinotecan at 40 mg/m(2) daily for 3 days in the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute leukemia or lymphoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with leukemia or lymphoma were escalated in separate strata. Stratum I consisted of 11 patients,(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the maximum tolerated duration of infusion of gemcitabine at 10 mg/m(2)/min in combination with fludarabine at 25 mg/m(2) daily for 5 days in the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute myelogenous leukemia. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Eighteen patients with relapsed or refractory acute myelogenous leukemia(More)
6613 Background: Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common type of leukemia among adults in the U.S. However, data on treatment patterns and costs of AML are sparse. METHODS Using the linked SEER-Medicare database, we retrospectively evaluated mortality, patterns of treatment, healthcare resource use, and Medicare payments associated with AML and(More)
The biopsy collection data from two lung cancer trials that required fresh tumor samples be obtained for microarray analysis were reviewed. In the trial for advanced disease, microarray data were obtained on 50 patient samples, giving an overall success rate of 60.2%. The majority of the specimens were obtained through CT-guided lung biopsies (N = 30). In(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the effects of serum separation tubes (SST) on serum drug concentrations. SAMPLE POPULATION Clinically normal dogs (clorazepate, n = 7) or dogs with epilepsy (phenobarbital, n = 7) were studied in experiment 1, and samples submitted for therapeutic drug monitoring (n = 87) were studied in experiment 2. PROCEDURE In experiment(More)
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