Impaired Wound Healing in the Cancer Patient: Effects of Cytotoxic Therapy and Pharmacologic Modulation By Growth Factors Academic Article uri icon


  • This article reviews the experimental and clinical data regarding the effects of chemotherapy on wound healing. In addition, the role of growth factors in the normal wound healing process and their therapeutic potential to optimize wound healing in the cancer patient are discussed.

author list (cited authors)

  • Cornell, K., & Waters, D. J.

citation count

  • 19

publication date

  • January 1995