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Andrew D. Zelenetz, William G. Wierda, Jeremy S. Abramson, Ranjana H. Advani, C. Babis Andreadis, Nancy Bartlett, Naresh Bellam, John C. Byrd, Myron S. Czuczman, Luis E. Fayad, Martha J. Glenn, Jon P. Gockerman, Leo I. Gordon, Nancy Lee Harris, Richard T. Hoppe, Steven M. Horwitz, Christopher R. Kelsey, Youn H. Kim, Susan Krivacic, Ann S. LaCasce, Auayporn Nademanee, Pierluigi Porcu, Oliver Press, Barbara Pro, Nishitha Reddy, Lubomir Sokol, Lode Swinnen, Christina Tsien, Julie M. Vose, Joachim Yahalom, Nadeem Zafar, Mary A. Dwyer, and Maoko Naganuma

65 years. Tumor flare reactions occurred in 71% of patients, but were grade 1 or 2 in nearly all cases. The most common grade 3 or 4 toxicity was neutropenia, which was reported in 49% of patients. Neutropenic fever occurred in 4 patients (6%). 24

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Jeffrey Crawford, James Armitage, Lodovico Balducci, Pamela Sue Becker, Douglas W. Blayney, Spero R. Cataland, Mark L. Heaney, Susan Hudock, Dwight D. Kloth, David J. Kuter, Gary H. Lyman, Brandon McMahon, Hope S. Rugo, Ayman A. Saad, Lee S. Schwartzberg, Sepideh Shayani, David P. Steensma, Mahsa Talbott, Saroj Vadhan-Raj, Peter Westervelt, Michael Westmoreland, Mary Dwyer, and Maria Ho

severe chronic neutropenia) based on a randomized controlled trial involving 123 patients. 109 In this study, daily treatment with subcutaneously administered G-CSF normalized neutrophils in most patients and prevented fever, mouth ulcers, and infections

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Jeffrey Crawford, Pamela Sue Becker, James O. Armitage, Douglas W. Blayney, Julio Chavez, Peter Curtin, Shira Dinner, Thomas Fynan, Ivana Gojo, Elizabeth A. Griffiths, Shannon Hough, Dwight D. Kloth, David J. Kuter, Gary H. Lyman, Mary Mably, Sudipto Mukherjee, Shiven Patel, Lia E. Perez, Adam Poust, Raajit Rampal, Vivek Roy, Hope S. Rugo, Ayman A. Saad, Lee S. Schwartzberg, Sepideh Shayani, Mahsa Talbott, Saroj Vadhan-Raj, Sumithira Vasu, Martha Wadleigh, Peter Westervelt, Jennifer L. Burns, and Lenora Pluchino

, although they were not severe and were reversible. These reactions included mild myalgias, facial flushing, low-grade fever, headache, bone discomfort, nausea, and dyspnea. 106 A side-effect profile of GM-CSF, completed several years later, reported a

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Jennifer M. Hinkel, Edward C. Li, and Stephen L. Sherman

less than 20,000/μL for fever, sepsis, uncontrolled infections, a blood urea nitrogen of greater than 70, or veno-occlusive disease. One institution with a usual threshold of less than 10,000/μL increases this threshold to less than 20,000/μL for

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Merav Bar and Jerald Radich

3.2 months, respectively. The most common side effects reported in the clinical trial include hypertension, rash, abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dry skin, constipation, fever, joint pain, and nausea. Arterial thrombosis and liver toxicity were

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Jeffrey S. Montgomery, David C. Miller, and Alon Z. Weizer

to 71% of patients experiencing urinary frequency, 67% cystitis, 25% fever, and 23% hematuria. Serious local and systemic infections from BCG occur and may require antituberculosis therapy and even hospitalization. Although the use of BCG should be

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Apar Kishor Ganti, Mollie deShazo, Alva B. Weir III, and Arti Hurria

in patients aged 70 years or older showed higher toxicity (neutropenic fever, hemorrhage, nausea, anorexia, and hypertension) in the elderly patients who received bevacizumab. 53 Moreover, the addition of bevacizumab did not confer a survival

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David D. Stenehjem, Frederick Albright, Kuan-Ling Kuo, Karina Raimundo, Hillevi Bauer, Paul J. Shami, Michael W. Deininger, Lei Chen, and Diana I. Brixner

myalgias, fatigue, fever, edema, and headache. Among patients experiencing an ADE, 10 (32%) had a dose reduction. The median time to dose reduction was 52 days, and the new median dose was 300 mg/d. A total of 6 patients (19%) discontinued imatinib because

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Meena A. Prasad and Laura M. Kulik

.4% vs 61.5%; P =.0493). 30 Table 2 Factors to Consider Before RFA Unfortunately, more than 50% of patients undergoing TACE develop symptoms of postembolization syndrome, consisting of abdominal pain, fever, nausea, and vomiting. In

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Saurabh Rajguru and Brad S. Kahl

). Toxicity was not insignificant, with 17% and 12% of patients hospitalized for grade 3 and 4 adverse events (AEs), respectively—mostly neutropenic fever. The 4-year PFS and OS rates were 73% and 81%, respectively. 10 An update after 6 years of follow