Population-based assessment of emergency room visits and hospitalizations among women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early breast cancer.

@article{Enright2015PopulationbasedAO,
  title={Population-based assessment of emergency room visits and hospitalizations among women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early breast cancer.},
  author={Katherine A Enright and Eva Grunfeld and Lingsong Yun and Rahim Moineddin and Mohammad Ghannam and Susan Dent and Andrea Eisen and Maureen E. Trudeau and Leonard Kaizer and Craig C. Earle and Monika K Krzyzanowska},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          126-32
        }
}
PURPOSE Adjuvant chemotherapy is considered standard care for patients with lymph node (LN) -positive and high-risk LN-negative early breast cancer (EBC). Although chemotherapy-associated toxicities are documented in clinical trials, the impact of toxicities on emergency room (ER) visits and hospitalizations (ER + Hs) at a population level with contemporary chemotherapy is unknown. We undertook a population-based study of ER + Hs in patients with EBC receiving adjuvant chemotherapy compared… CONTINUE READING
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