Coping with toxicities of docetaxel (Taxotere).

  title={Coping with toxicities of docetaxel (Taxotere).},
  author={D L A L Schrijvers and Jantien Wanders and Luc Y Dirix and Annemie Prov{\'e} and I Vonck and A. T. Van Oosterom and Stan Kaye},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={4 7},
BACKGROUND In phase II studies of the EORTC-ECTG, acute hypersensitivity reaction, edema and skin toxicity were important side effects of docetaxel (TaxotereTM). PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty patients with solid tumors were treated with docetaxel at the University Hospital of Antwerp. Of these, 28% developed an acute hypersensitivity reaction and 20% edema… CONTINUE READING