[Neurotoxicity with cytostatic therapy: a review].

  title={[Neurotoxicity with cytostatic therapy: a review].},
  author={Thomas Cerny and Christoph L. Meier},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={119 34},
Neurotoxicity is of increasing importance in the treatment of cancer patients. Since the dose-limiting hematological toxicity of most cytostatic drugs can now be overcome by modern supportive therapy, high-dose chemotherapy with curative intent can be used more often. Non-hematological toxicities such as neurotoxicity will therefore become dose-limiting with greater frequency, and to avoid disabling neurological side effects of chemotherapy the drug-induced neurological disturbances must be… CONTINUE READING

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