Increased level of serum iron and gastrointestinal toxicity in patients with solid tumor treated with cytotoxic chemotherapy.

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e13049 Background: The mechanism of gastrointestinal toxicity of chemotherapy including nausea and vomiting especially in late phase remains unclear. Nausea and vomiting are also known as major side effects of iron supplementation in pregnancy or anemia patients. The relationship between serum iron level and toxicity of chemotherapy was investigated… (More)

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@article{Miya2011IncreasedLO, title={Increased level of serum iron and gastrointestinal toxicity in patients with solid tumor treated with cytotoxic chemotherapy.}, author={Takuya Miya and Masaaki Inomata and Yoshiyasu Kokubo and Koutarou Sakai and Yukiko Kusunoki}, journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology}, year={2011}, volume={29 15_suppl}, pages={e13049} }