Dosing of chemotherapy in obese and cachectic patients: results of a national survey

@article{AngladaMartnez2014DosingOC,
  title={Dosing of chemotherapy in obese and cachectic patients: results of a national survey},
  author={Helena Anglada-Mart{\'i}nez and Gisela Riu-Viladoms and Fernando do Pazo-Oubi{\~n}a and Gl{\`o}ria Molas-Ferrer and Irene Mangues-Bafalluy and Carles Codina-Jan{\'e} and Nat{\`a}lia Creus-Bar{\'o}},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
  year={2014},
  volume={36},
  pages={589-595}
}
Background It is not unusual to find obese and cachectic patients in the hematology oncology setting. However, information on dosage in these groups is scarce. Objective The objectives of our study were to explore the dosing strategies applied in the treatment of obese and cachectic cancer patients and to determine whether these strategies are applied in clinical trials. Setting Members of the Spanish Group for the Development of Hematology–Oncology Pharmacy (GEDEFO). Methods We invited all… CONTINUE READING