5 Aug 2016

Perspective: St Vincent’s scandal: what’s the protocol for chemotherapy and are low doses less effective?


St Vincent’s scandal: what’s the protocol for chemotherapy and are low doses less effective?

Ian Haines posits in his 'The Conversation' essay that there is actually no existing evidence to show that a flat dose of 100mg of carboplatin provides inferior outcomes in chemotherapy.
 
Ian Haines is Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, AMREP Department of Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne & Senior Medical Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician, Melbourne Oncology Group, Cabrini Haematology and Oncology Centre, Wattletree Road, Malvern, Monash University
Reference: theconversation.com/st-vincents-scandal-whats-the-protocol-for-chemotherapy-and-are-low-doses-less-effective-63445


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