Can individualized sunitinib dose and schedule changes optimize outcomes for kidney cancer patients?
AbstractThe recommended starting dose and schedule for sunitinib is 50 mg daily for 28 days, followed by a 14-day break with significant dose reductions to 37.5 mg (75% of starting dose), and then 25 mg (50% of starting dose) on the same schedule (four/two schedule). There are several reasons why these dose and scheduling recommendations may not be optimal for most patients, as outlined below.
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