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Case report
Published online: 2012-06-27
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Primary prophylaxis of febrile neutropenia with granulocyte stimulating factors in patient with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer - case report

Magdalena Knetki-Wróblewska, Dariusz M. Dariusz M.Kowalski
Onkol. Prak. Klin 2012;8(2):57-59.

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Vol 8, No 2 (2012)
CASE REPORT
Published online: 2012-06-27

Abstract

We are presenting a case of a women diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer, who has been treated in Department of Lung and Chest Malignancies of Oncology Centre in Warsaw. As she presented with locally advanced disease radical sequential chemoradiotherapy was initiated. Due to comorbidities, advanced age and treatment with radical intend, primary prophylaxis with granulocyte stimulating factors was indicated. Patient received 3 cycles of chemotherapy in with planned dose intensity. Neither hematologic, nor non-hematologic toxicities were observed.

Abstract

We are presenting a case of a women diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer, who has been treated in Department of Lung and Chest Malignancies of Oncology Centre in Warsaw. As she presented with locally advanced disease radical sequential chemoradiotherapy was initiated. Due to comorbidities, advanced age and treatment with radical intend, primary prophylaxis with granulocyte stimulating factors was indicated. Patient received 3 cycles of chemotherapy in with planned dose intensity. Neither hematologic, nor non-hematologic toxicities were observed.

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Keywords

non-small cell lung cancer, neutropenia, GCSF, filgrastim

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Title

Primary prophylaxis of febrile neutropenia with granulocyte stimulating factors in patient with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer - case report

Journal

Oncology in Clinical Practice

Issue

Vol 8, No 2 (2012)

Article type

Case report

Pages

57-59

Published online

2012-06-27

Bibliographic record

Onkol. Prak. Klin 2012;8(2):57-59.

Keywords

non-small cell lung cancer
neutropenia
GCSF
filgrastim

Authors

Magdalena Knetki-Wróblewska
Dariusz M. Dariusz M.Kowalski

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