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Drugs to Prevent Infection During Chemotherapy (ASCO)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Drugs
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 09/26/2016
CSFs are drugs that help prevent infection during chemotherapy. They increase the number of white cells in your blood. This fact sheet explains when cancer experts recommend taking these drugs, and when they recommend not taking them.