Changes to This Summary (05/02/2013)
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Added text about a study to assess the safety and efficacy of palonosetron for preventing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in repeated cycles of chemotherapy (cited Aogi et al. as reference 44).
Added text about a study of ginger for the treatment of acute chemotherapy-induced nausea (cited Ryan et al. as reference 130).
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