Infection burden is high among cancer inpatients suggesting that targeted surveillance and infection prevention measures may be needed in high-risk groups, according to Australian researchers. Hospitalised patients with haematological cancers have higher rates of infection than patients with solid tumours, but are at a lower risk of death according to a cohort study of more than ...
Infection burden in cancer patients: oncologists can learn from haematologists
By Mardi Chapman
28 Apr 2020