Anticancer chemotherapy: possible risks, errors and ways to prevent them


  • A.A. Samusieva Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine,
  • A.S. Zotov Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine,



anticancer chemotherapy, chemotherapy error, me­dication error prevention


Chemotherapy is an important and inalienable me­thod of treatment in oncology, errors in which is a serious problem. These errors depend on many organizational, technical and administrative factors, the main of them will be discussed in this article. Possible ways to prevent the violations of standards and rules of anticancer drug treatment are outlined.


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