Smoking status affects chemotherapy-induced neutropenia.

8097 Background: A regimen of gemcitabine (G) and docetaxel (T) was tested concurrently in 39 patients with breast and 40 with lung cancer, and different toxicity profiles were observed. Multivariate analysis incorporating cancer type, gender, age and prior treatment showed that grade 4 neutropenia was seen more frequently among non-smokers, (p=0.03… (More)