What is included in supportive care for diffuse large cell lymphoma?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Shipra Gandhi, MBBS; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Administer intravenous fluids and/or supportive care with analgesics and growth factors, as necessary. Patients often are started on allopurinol with the induction of chemotherapy to avoid acute renal failure from tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) and uric acid nephropathy.


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