How to manage neutropenia in multiple myeloma.

  title={How to manage neutropenia in multiple myeloma.},
  author={Antonio Palumbo and Jon Blad{\'e} and Mario Boccadoro and Carmela Palladino and Faith Davies and Meletios Α. Dimopoulos and Anna Dmoszyńska and Hermann Einsele and Philippe Moreau and Orhan Sezer and Andrew Spencer and P. Sonneveld and J{\'e}sus San Miguel},
  journal={Clinical lymphoma, myeloma & leukemia},
  volume={12 1},
Neutropenia is a hematologic adverse event characterized by an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) lower than 1500 cells/mL. This reduction may be due to decreased neutrophil production, accelerated use, a shift in compartments of neutrophils, or a combination of these factors. Neutropenia is often associated with infections, which are major causes of morbidity and mortality in patients with cancer. In patients with multiple myeloma, the novel agents thalidomide, lenalidomide, and bortezomib have… CONTINUE READING
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