A new concept for the differential diagnosis and therapy of anaemia in cancer patients

@article{Steinmetz2010ANC,
  title={A new concept for the differential diagnosis and therapy of anaemia in cancer patients},
  author={Hans Tilman Steinmetz and Antonis Georg Tsamaloukas and Stephan Schmitz and J{\"o}rg Wiegand and Robert Rohrberg and Jochen Eggert and Friedhelm Breuer and Hans-Werner Tessen and Heidi Eustermann and Lothar Thomas},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={261-269}
}
This study aimed to prove the usefulness of the diagnostic plot, using the haemoglobin content of reticulocytes as a measure of functional iron deficiency (FID) and the ferritin index as a measure of iron availability, to customise anaemia treatment in cancer patients. Based on results of this plot, cancer patients fulfilling practice guideline criteria to receive erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) were allocated to treatment with ESAs alone, iron alone or the combination of both. Primary… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Clinical experience with ferric carboxymaltose in the treatment of cancer- and chemotherapy-associated anaemia

Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology • 2013
View 3 Excerpts

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 references

Randomized trial of intravenous iron supplementation in patients with chemotherapy-related anemia without iron deficiency treated with darbepoetin alpha

P Pedrazzoli, A Farris, +12 authors F Di Costanzo
Support Care Cancer • 2011
View 1 Excerpt

Benefits and harms of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anemia related to cancer: a meta-analysis.

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne • 2009
View 2 Excerpts

Parenteral iron with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for chemotherapy-induced anemia.

Journal of oncology pharmacy practice : official publication of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners • 2008

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…