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Demetrios N. Kyriacou, Borko Jovanovic, and Olga Frankfurt

suppression with resultant leukopenia that renders these patients susceptible to serious infections, often with fever as the only clinical finding. 5 – 8 This complication, known as febrile neutropeni a (FN), occurs in 10% to 30% of patients undergoing

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Beryl McCormick

: Perez CA, Brady LW, eds. Principles and Practices of Radiation Oncology . Philadelphia : J B Lippincott ; 1987 : 317 – 352 . 2. Warren S . Preliminary study of the effect of artificial fever upon hopeless tumor cases . Am J Roentgenol

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David P. Steensma

low-grade fever during the night, and the PICC team’s policy is that all cultures must be negative for 48 hours before a line can be placed. (This scenario is not difficult for me to visualize, since it happened to me twice recently.) You might wait 48

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Pranab Kumar Sahoo, Sinjini Sarkar, Sutapa Mahata, Ranita Pal, Tanuma Mistry, Sushmita Ghosh, Trisha Choudhury, Sriparna Datta, Anup Kumar Bhowmick, Kalyan Kusum Mukherjee, and Vilas D Nasare

toxicities like anaemia (13.3%) followed by neutropenia (2.4%) and thrombocytopenia (2.4%) whereas non-hematological toxicities include diarrhoea (30.5%), vomiting (26.6%), fever (23.1%), myalgia (19.7%) and mucositis (5.41%). 82 (40.39%) patients succumbed

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Elizabeth Marrett, Winghan Jacqueline Kwong, Jinlin Song, Ameur M. Manceur, Selvam Sendhil, and Eric Wu

/pneumonitis (3.0), infection/sepsis (2.1), nausea and vomiting (1.9), fever (1.7), and diarrhea (1.5). Conclusions : After osimertinib discontinuation, plat-chemo regimens were the most common subsequent LOT, followed by reuse of EGFR-TKIs. Overall, the

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Lindsey Robert Baden, William Bensinger, Michael Angarone, Corey Casper, Erik R. Dubberke, Alison G. Freifeld, Ramiro Garzon, John N. Greene, John P. Greer, James I. Ito, Judith E. Karp, Daniel R. Kaul, Earl King, Emily Mackler, Kieren A. Marr, Jose G. Montoya, Ashley Morris-Engemann, Peter G. Pappas, Ken Rolston, Brahm Segal, Susan K. Seo, Sankar Swaminathan, Maoko Naganuma, and Dorothy A. Shead

); management of neutropenic fever; management of site-specific infections (eg, pneumonia, abdominal infections, catheter-associated infections); and, importantly, prevention of infectious complications, including the use of antimicrobial prophylaxis and

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Leila Family, Yanli Li, Lie Hong Chen, John H. Page, Zandra K. Klippel, and Chun Chao

administration in the absence of fever/infection; (3) received dose-dense chemotherapy regimens or weekly regimens; (4) had bone marrow/stem cell transplantation; or (5) were patients of Orange County Medical Center if their cancer was diagnosed before 2007, for

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Jeremy S. Abramson

to as idiopathic MCD (iMCD), and is further classified as iMCD-TAFRO (thrombocytopenia, anasarca, fevers, reticulin myelofibrosis, organomegaly) or iMCD-NOS (not otherwise specified). The least common subtype of MCD is POEMS-associated. In addition

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Waleed F. Khalaf, Meghan E. Caldwell, and Nishitha Reddy

bowel obstruction that was preceded by a few months' history of intermittent diarrhea, fever, and weight loss. Pathology of the small bowel resection was consistent with enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma (EATL) that expressed CD3 and CD30; was

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Abiy Agiro, Andrea DeVries, Jennifer Malin, and Michael J. Fisch

FN were identified by the presence of inpatient hospitalization or emergency department (ED) visit with an ICD-9 CM code for neutropenia (288.0) and fever (780.6) using previously validated claims-based algorithms (positive predictive value [PPV], 87