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Presenter: Alexander E. Perl

reduction from 300 to 200 mg. Febrile neutropenia is managed with antibiotics. There were no treatment-related deaths in the QUAZAR study. 6 The NCCN Guidelines do not have data on the use of FLT3 inhibitors posttransplant. Two randomized trials support

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Presenters: Jimmy J. Caudell, David G. Pfister, and Randal S. Weber

febrile neutropenia. He received empiric antibiotics and antifungal medications, the neutropenia and fever resolved, and he was discharged. He did not require a nasal gastric tube or a PEG tube during treatment, and he went on to receive adjuvant

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Jacqueline N. Poston and Pamela S. Becker

the threshold for recommended use of growth factors in the NCCN Guidelines for MGFs. These guidelines suggest the use of growth factors for regimens that are associated with a high risk of febrile neutropenia (>20%) or an with intermediate risk (10

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Zachary Veitch, Omar F. Khan, Derek Tilley, Patricia A. Tang, Domen Ribnikar, Douglas A. Stewart, Xanthoula Kostaras, Karen King, and Sasha Lupichuk

practices, Shayne et al 30 identified significant predictors of chemotherapy dose reduction, including BSA >2 m 2 , age ≥65 years, febrile neutropenia, and comorbidities (particularly renal disease). In other retrospective studies, obesity has been

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William G. Wierda, Andrew D. Zelenetz, Leo I. Gordon, Jeremy S. Abramson, Ranjana H. Advani, C. Babis Andreadis, Nancy Bartlett, John C. Byrd, Paolo Caimi, Luis E. Fayad, Richard I. Fisher, Martha J. Glenn, Thomas M. Habermann, Nancy Lee Harris, Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, Richard T. Hoppe, Steven M. Horwitz, Mark S. Kaminski, Christopher R. Kelsey, Youn H. Kim, Susan Krivacic, Ann S. LaCasce, Michael G. Martin, Auayporn Nademanee, Pierluigi Porcu, Oliver Press, Rachel Rabinovitch, Nishitha Reddy, Erin Reid, Kenneth Roberts, Ayman A. Saad, Erin D. Snyder, Lubomir Sokol, Lode J. Swinnen, Julie M. Vose, Joachim Yahalom, Mary A. Dwyer, and Hema Sundar

®. P <.001), PFS (not reached in the idelalisib group vs 5.5 months for placebo), and OS at 12 months (92% vs 80%; P =.02) compared with rituximab plus placebo. Grade 3 or 4 AEs (pneumonia, pyrexia, and febrile neutropenia) were reported in 40% of

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Dawn Goetz

seen grade 3 or 4 adverse effects are neutropenia, febrile neutropenia, anemia, leukopenia, diarrhea, fatigue, and asthenia. The approximate neutrophil nadir is 12 days, and cabazitaxel carries a black box warning against giving the drug to patients

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enrolled at dose level 1 (100 mg, qdx3, weekly), and 2 developed dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs). These DLTs included deep venous thrombosis/pulmonary embolism and grade IV febrile neutropenia in patient 1, and grade III febrile neutropenia and Clostridium

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Edmond Marzbani and Elihu Estey

, 6 patients were admitted for febrile neutropenia, and 3 cases of nonfatal Pneumocystis jiroveci were seen. 13 , 14 In a Japanese case series of 10 patients, a less-intensive regimen of ATRA, 6-MP, and MTX was used for maintenance, and no patients

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Elizabeth A. Griffiths, Laura M. Alwan, Kimo Bachiashvili, Anna Brown, Rita Cool, Peter Curtin, Mark B. Geyer, Ivana Gojo, Avyakta Kallam, Wajih Z. Kidwai, Dwight D. Kloth, Eric H. Kraut, Gary H. Lyman, Sudipto Mukherjee, Lia E. Perez, Rachel P. Rosovsky, Vivek Roy, Hope S. Rugo, Sumithira Vasu, Martha Wadleigh, Peter Westervelt, and Pamela S. Becker

resources page ( ). 13 We have compiled the following in-depth description of the rationale and evidence supporting our recommendations. Avoidance and Treatment of Neutropenia Febrile neutropenia

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Justine M. Kahn and Melissa Beauchemin

. Blood 2011 ; 117 : 2596 – 2603 . 10.1182/blood-2010-05-285379 21079154 32. Wright JD , Neugut AI , Ananth CV , Deviations from guideline-based therapy for febrile neutropenia in cancer patients and their effect on outcomes . JAMA Intern