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Constipation is a distressing symptom with multiple etiologies in the cancer patient. Therapy is based on identification and management of underlying causes combined with symptomatic treatment. A working knowledge of bowel physiology and laxative pharmacology forms the foundation for this approach. (30 Refs)
Rheinische Friedrich- Wilhelms- Universität Bonn