Colony-stimulating factor prescribing patterns in patients receiving chemotherapy for cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The American journal of managed care, Volume 16, Issue 9, p.678-86 (2010)


2010, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, Cohort Studies, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Colony-Stimulating Factors, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Physician's Practice Patterns, Public Health Sciences Division, Retrospective Studies, SEER Program, Shared Resources, Washington


To examine variables influencing colony-stimulating factor (CSF) prescription as primary prophylaxis versus other use during patients' initial chemotherapy course among a large sample of health insurance records.