Chemotherapy-Induced Diarrhea

Nancy Jo Bush

ONF 2004, 31(5), 889-892. DOI: 10.1188/04.ONF.889-892

Case Study L.M. is a 61-year-old man who presented to his oncologist with complaints of uncontrollable diarrhea with associated fever and progressive weakness for one week. These symptoms started a day after he received his fourth cycle of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and leucovorin, the chemotherapy regimen that he was receiving to treat his colon cancer.

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