Intestinal function during cytotoxic therapy was studied in nine patients with nonintestinal lymphoma. An early, marked, and rapidly reversible increase in passive permeability, as disclosed by the lactulose test, was observed without concomitant changes in active absorption or in intestinal histology. The possibility of a toxic effect by cytotoxic drugs on intestinal intracellular junctions is discussed.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Cancer Treatment Reports|
|Publication status||Published - 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research