News tagged with neutropenia

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Mutation disables innate immune system

A Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich team has shown that defects in the JAGN1 gene inhibit the function of a specific type of white blood cells, and account for a rare congenital immune deficiency that increases vulnerability ...

Aug 29, 2014
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Moxifloxacin monotherapy equivalent to antibiotic combo

(HealthDay)—Oral monotherapy with moxifloxacin is as efficacious and safe as combination therapy with ciprofloxacin plus amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for treatment of fever in adult patients with cancer and neutropenia who ...

Jan 30, 2013
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ASCO issues guideline for febrile neutropenia in adults

(HealthDay)—The American Society of Clinical Oncology has issued updated recommendations for both the prevention and management of febrile episodes in neutropenic oncology outpatients; the recommendations have been published ...

Jan 15, 2013
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Optimal dose suggested for dasatinib in ovarian cancer

(HealthDay)—A phase I trial of dasatinib combined with paclitaxel and carboplatin has determined the optimal dose of dasatinib and suggested some efficacy in women with advanced or recurrent ovarian cancer, according to ...

Nov 19, 2012
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