Daniel J. Przybylski, PharmD candidate, David J. Reeves, PharmD, BCOP
It is well-known that patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who receive induction and reinduction chemotherapy and any patients undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplant (HSCT) are at high risk for infections and prolonged hospital stays. Intensive chemotherapy regimens used in these settings cause patients to be neutropenic for prolonged durations.
Cynthia El Rahi, PharmD, Hanna Zaghloul, PharmD, BCOP, Jose R. Murillo Jr, PharmD, BCOP
Pain is one of the most feared symptoms of cancer, with uncontrolled pain being the most frequently reported symptom in hospitalized patients with cancer. As cancer stage progresses, the pain intensity and incidence increase, with cancer pain reported in 62% to 86% of patients with advanced disease.
Adegoke O. Adeniji, BPharm, PhD, David A. Kaland, PharmD, BCOP, Launa M.J. Lynch, PhD, Vicky M. Mody, PhD
Online First, Review Article
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality, and accounts for 10% of cancer-related deaths in American men. It is estimated that 1 in 9 men will have prostate cancer during their lifetime, and an estimated 161,363 new cases and 26,730 prostate cancer–related deaths are expected in the United States in 2017.