Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy related articles.

December 23, 2020

Top 3 Ovarian Cancer Molecules : Super PARP Inhibitors

Top 3 Ovarian Cancer Molecules : The Role of PARP Inhibitors. Taking a quick look at Niraparib, Rucaparib and Olaparib.
December 23, 2020

Top 3 Ovarian Cancer Molecules : Super Fast Overview

Top 3 Ovarian Cancer Molecules : Super Fast Overview. Taking a quick look at Niraparib, Rucaparib and Olaparib.
November 11, 2020

Understanding Chemotherapy

The main purpose is to damage cancer cells. Since cancer cells are faster than typical cells, chemotherapeutic agents target these cells.
November 6, 2020

Medications Used in Extravasation Kits

Dexamethasone or hydrocortisone would suppress the local inflammation caused by tissue trauma that occurs during the treatment process. Hyaluronidase is an enzyme responsible for degrading hyaluronic […]
September 19, 2020

Trastuzumab Emtansine Chemo Preparation

Depending on the reaction type of the reaction severity, the dose should be decreased and patient status is to be monitored, as mentioned, the regular dose is 3.6mg per kg, If this dose induced some reaction/toxicity, next dose should be 3mg per kg, and the following dose is 2.4mg per kg if another reaction took place with the first dose adjustment, however if the reaction still not controlled with the second dose reduction, the treatment should be discontinued and alternative therapy should be pursued.
September 8, 2020

The Risks The Chemotherapy Preparations Have On Staff.

Exposure can occur at any point dealing with the hazardous materials, starting from receiving the items from the vendors to the pharmacy stores all the way to the patient administration / infusion time. Any personnel dealing with hazardous drugs, through transportation, clean room preparation, patient dosage administration or even waste disposal may be at risk.
September 4, 2020

Asparaginase (Erwinia) Correct Dosing

It works by catalyzing the deamidation of asparagine to aspartic acid and ammonia, reducing circulating levels of asparagine. This makes leukemia cells unable to synthesize asparagine. […]
May 23, 2019

Doxorubicin chemo preparation

February 1, 2019

Chemotherapy Compatibility Chart Update

Update: Check out this link — Chemotherapy Compatibility Chart Next update will be adding a new page under projects; that will be including a compatibility chart […]
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