"Genetic analysis of endometrial lavage fluid may be a way to identify early-stage endometrial cancer, and it could also identify a precancer or a cancer-prone uterine environment, researchers suggest. But the test is not yet ready for the clinic,"...
Patients should be informed that the major toxicities of chlorambucil are related to hypersensitivity, drug fever, myelosuppression, hepatotoxicity, infertility, seizures, gastrointestinal toxicity, and secondary malignancies. Patients should never be allowed to take the drug without medical supervision and should consult their physician if they experience skin rash, bleeding, fever, jaundice, persistent cough, seizures, nausea, vomiting, amenorrhea, or unusual lumps/masses. Women of childbearing potential should be advised to avoid becoming pregnant.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/3/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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