Predictors of reduced dose intensity in patients with early-stage breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Breast cancer research and treatment, Volume 100, Issue 3, p.255-62 (2006)


Age Factors, Aged, Anthracyclines, Antibiotics, Antineoplastic, Body Surface Area, Breast Neoplasms, Chemotherapy, Adjuvant, Comorbidity, Drug Administration Schedule, Female, Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor, Health Care Surveys, Humans, Kidney Diseases, Lymph Nodes, Middle Aged, NEUTROPENIA, Odds Ratio, Patient Selection, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy, Adjuvant, Retrospective Studies, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Treatment Outcome, United States


This retrospective study was undertaken to define risk factors for reductions in dose intensity of adjuvant chemotherapy in women with early stage breast cancer (ESBC).