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Oct 23, 2007
 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

ASH, ASCO update ESA guideline

The American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology issued an updated version of their 2002 joint guideline on the use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) for chemotherapy-related anemia, expanding the recommendations to include the use of darbepoetin and to address thromboembolic risk associated with the agents.

The updated guideline increases physicians' discretion in administering...

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