Chemotherapy: Open Access

Chemotherapy: Open Access
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Mohamad Luthfi

Mohamad Luthfi


  • Research Article
    Body Weight and Hematological Parameter Change in Advanced Breast Cancer Following Adjuvant Chemotherapy
    Author(s): Mohamad Luthfi, Indra Wijaya and Heri FadjariMohamad Luthfi, Indra Wijaya and Heri Fadjari

    Background: Body weight change commonly occurs in breast cancer patients who receive adjuvantchemotherapy. However, there was lack of information associated with weight loss and hematological parameterchange. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the body weight and hematological parameter change followingadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced breast cancer. Methods: This prospective observational study included 50 advanced breast cancer (Stage IIIB and stage IV)subject who were receiving adjuvant chemotherapy with Doxorubicin and Cyclophosphamide regiment. Body weight,Body Mass Index (BMI), Body Surface Area (BSA) and hematological parameter were measured before the onset ofchemotherapy, then after first and second cycles of chemotherapy. Results: Based on the study results, the subject body weight was decrease aft.. View More»

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