Factors influencing the choice of 5-HT3-receptor antagonist antiemetics: focus on elderly cancer patients

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With old age comes declining organ function, cognitive impairment, increased likelihood of comorbid conditions and multiple prescription and nonprescription pharmacotherapy. These issues are particularly relevant in elderly cancer patients, who commonly receive combination chemotherapy and supportive care agents along with radiation therapy and surgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-004-0596-3

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