Cost-minimization analysis of prophylactic granulocyte colony-stimulating factor after induction chemotherapy in children with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

@article{Rubino1998CostminimizationAO,
  title={Cost-minimization analysis of prophylactic granulocyte colony-stimulating factor after induction chemotherapy in children with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.},
  author={Carole Rubino and Agn{\`e}s Laplanche and Catherine Patte and Jean M. Michon},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1998},
  volume={90 10},
  pages={750-5}
}
BACKGROUND Colony-stimulating factors promote the proliferation of certain bone marrow cell populations. The primary objective of treating patients with these factors prophylactically following chemotherapy is to reduce the risk of infection, thereby minimizing the need for hospitalization and parenteral antibiotics. The use of colony-stimulating factors in… CONTINUE READING