Systemic fungal infections: major problems in cancer patients.

R. L. Powles*, J. Mehta

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Over the last decade, with increasing use of aggressive chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation in the treatment of cancer, fungi have emerged as a major pathogen. The prognosis of established systemic fungal infections remains poor, but newer antifungal drugs such as fluconazole are changing the outlook of therapy and prophylaxis considerably.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)180-184
Number of pages5
JournalIndian journal of cancer
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology


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