Lung Damage due to Chemotherapeutic Agents


  • Serdar Kalemci
  • Çağdaş Can
  • Hamdi Sözen

Received Date: 05.04.2014 Accepted Date: 13.06.2014 Med Bull Haseki 2014;52(4):248-250

Chemotherapeutic drug-induced pulmonary toxicity not only emerges in cumulative doses, but also can be observed even at low dosages. Combined administration of many drugs, concurrent radiotherapy applications, opportunistic infections, lymphangitic tumor extension and pleural metastases complicate the disease diagnosis.

Keywords: Chemotherapeutic drugs, lung injury

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