Drug interactions in childhood cancer.

  title={Drug interactions in childhood cancer.},
  author={Cyrine E. Haidar and Sima Jeha},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  volume={12 1},
Children with cancer are increasingly benefiting from new treatment strategies and advances in supportive care, as shown by improvements in both survival and quality-of-life. However, the continuous emergence of new cancer drugs and supportive-care drugs has increased the possibility of harmful drug interactions; health-care providers need to be very cautious when combining drugs. We discuss the most common interactions between chemotherapeutic drugs and supportive-care drugs-such as… CONTINUE READING