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Papers: 13 Jul 2019 - 19 Jul 2019

Pharmacology/Drug Development

2019 Oct

Curr Opin Neurol



Toxic neuropathies: chemotherapy-induced peripheral neurotoxicity.


Alberti P, Cavaletti G, Cornblath DR
Curr Opin Neurol. 2019 Oct; 32(5):676-683.
PMID: 31306214.


Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a common and distressing side-effect of many chemotherapy regimens. Currently, aside from symptomatic treatments for neuropathic pain, there are no treatments to prevent CIPN or treat established CIPN. We discuss recent articles addressing clinimetric issues and treatment of CIPN.