The impact of cold therapy on the incidence and severity of paclitaxel induced peripheral neuropathy: A pilot study

@inproceedings{Younus2016TheIO,
  title={The impact of cold therapy on the incidence and severity of paclitaxel induced peripheral neuropathy: A pilot study},
  author={Jawaid Younus and L. H. Kligman and Dayam Jawaid},
  year={2016}
}
Background: Peripheral neuropathy is a common side effect induced by chemotherapy agents like Cisplatin, Paclitaxel andDocetaxel. At present, there is no preventive strategy available against the development of neuropathy. This pilot study wasperformed to evaluate the feasibility of cold therapy and its impact on the incidence and severity of neuropathy induced bypaclitaxel in a dose dense adjuvant regimen among patients with breast cancer. Methods: All adult female patients with early breast… CONTINUE READING

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