Clinical Guide for Administering Chemotherapy in Hemodialysis Patients
On behalf of the SGO Education Committee’s Chemotherapy/Targeted Therapies Subcommittee, this PDF resource provides important general guidelines for administering chemotherapy in patients on outpatient hemodialysis, not CRRT or peritoneal dialysis.
- Is the proposed medication appropriate for a patient on hemodialysis?
- Is a dose modification needed?
- Does dialysis timing matter?
Note: Always consult and work with patient’s nephrology team and pharmacy.
Released September 2023.
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