Cutaneous toxic effects of targeted therapy: clinical manifestations and correction

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Targeted therapy used in oncology today is the most effective, but frequent cutaneous side effects force to reduce dose or interrupt treatment, significantly reducing the anti-tumor effect. The data on the pathogenesis of toxic skin reactions and the most frequent clinical manifestations (papular-pustular reaction, hand-foot syndrome) according to various studies are presented. The basic principles of correction are described. Examples of anticancer drug doses correlation and severity of skin reactions are presented.

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Eugenia A. Shatokhina

Federal State Institution of Additional Rostgraduate Education Central State Medical Academy Department for Rresidential Affairs of the Russian Federation; Moscow Scientific and Rractical Center of dermatology and cosmetology Moscow Health Department

Moscow, 121359, Russian Federation
MD, PhD, Central State Medical Academy

K. V Kotenko

Federal State Institution of Additional Rostgraduate Education Central State Medical Academy Department for Rresidential Affairs of the Russian Federation

Moscow, 121359, Russian Federation

L. S Kruglova

Moscow Scientific and Rractical Center of dermatology and cosmetology Moscow Health Department

Moscow, 107564, Russian Federation


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