Update and new trends in antiemetic therapy: the continuing need for novel therapies.

@article{Feyer2011UpdateAN,
  title={Update and new trends in antiemetic therapy: the continuing need for novel therapies.},
  author={Petra Ch Feyer and Karen A. Jordan},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={30-8}
}
Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) continues to be one of the most feared side effects of chemotherapy. Inadequately controlled CINV can have a significant negative impact on quality of life and can in some cases compromise adherence to treatment. However, the repercussions of CINV for patients are often underestimated. Advances in our understanding of the physiology of CINV and the identification of risk factors have greatly contributed towards improvements in the control of CINV… CONTINUE READING

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