Incidence of taxane-induced pain and distress in patients receiving chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: a retrospective, outcomes-based survey.

@article{Saibil2010IncidenceOT,
  title={Incidence of taxane-induced pain and distress in patients receiving chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer: a retrospective, outcomes-based survey.},
  author={Sam D Saibil and Barbara E Fitzgerald and Orit C. Freedman and Eitan Amir and Julie Napolskikh and Nadia Salvo and George Dranitsaris and Mark P. Clemons},
  journal={Current oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={42-7}
}
INTRODUCTION With the widespread use of sequential anthracycline/taxane-based chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer, clinicians are becoming rapidly aware of toxicities associated with those regimens. Despite the low incidence reported in the literature of significant arthralgia and myalgia with those regimens, it is clinically evident that a substantial proportion of patients develop such toxicities. We performed a pilot study to investigate the extent of this problem. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING

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