The Occurrence Of Hyponatremia & Its Importance As A Prognostic Factor In A Cross-Section Of Cancer Patients

The following is a summary of Castillo JJ. Et al. The occurrence of hyponatremia and its importance as a prognostic factor in a cross-section of cancer patients. BMC Cancer.2016;16:564, which was developed independently of the article authors.

Key Messages

A high incidence of hyponatremia (HN) was observed in all forms of cancer under study.
Cancer patients who experience HN have poorer overall survival (OS).
Occurrence of HN in cancer patients trended toward, but did not significantly impact, progression free survival (PFS).
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