[Supportive measures in aggressive cytostatic therapy].

  title={[Supportive measures in aggressive cytostatic therapy].},
  author={Christian Urban and Irene Slavc and Gerald Dipl Ing Maurer and Wilhelm Kaulfersch and Gerhard Trittenwein},
  journal={Padiatrie und Padologie},
  volume={20 4},
Over the past years significant progress has been made in the treatment of childhood cancers due to newer and more intensive chemotherapeutic regimes. However, with the increased intensity of chemotherapy, more treatment related complications are seen, requiring also more aggressive supportive care. The major complications of the cytotoxic treatment are bone marrow aplasia, immunosuppression, vomiting, anorexia and weight loss and supportive measures as adequate blood component supply… CONTINUE READING